Matt Dann

Matt Dann

Secretary General

Twitter: @MattDannBrussel

Matt Dann supports the director in his executive tasks. He oversees the management of Bruegel’s non-research operations, takes care of finances and manages the institutional relations with Bruegel’s members.

Matt is an experienced media professional who has worked in both television and the financial sector. He is a graduate of Keele University, England, and has an MBA from Solvay Business School of the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He is fluent in English and French, and has a working knowledge of Dutch.

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Why are think tanks more important now than ever before?

A number of campaigns fought in 2016 would appear to have been won or lost on evidence and analysis that did not stand up to scrutiny. Indeed, the very nature of ‘factual’ information was undermined with large parts of the public unwilling to accept conventional positions on matters of global import. Against this background, reliable, […]

Speakers: Matt Dann, Sophie Gaston, Dr. Corinna Hörst, Tarik Jusić and Paweł Świeboda Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels
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Bruegel’s commitment to transparency: the think tank as fish tank, not gas tank

Understanding who funds think tanks, and to what end, is an important part of maintaining the reputation our sector has for independence. It is also just as important to know what that funding is intended to achieve.

By: Matt Dann Date: February 19, 2015
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Think tank transparency: Bruegel awarded five stars by Transparify

Transparify has rated Bruegel as one of the most transparent think tanks worldwide and in Europe, pointing to Bruegel’s “exemplary transparency” and highlights its role in “setting the gold standard for the field as a whole".

By: Erik Dale and Matt Dann Date: December 15, 2014