Matthew McIntosh is a political risk analyst for the Atlas Institute for International Affairs. He is also a research contributor to the G7 and G20 Research Groups and has worked in communications for Scotiabank (the Bank of Nova Scotia). A November 2019 MSc International Relations graduate from the University of Edinburgh, he specialized in Arabian Gulf (GCC) oil politics and relations. Matthew completed his BA Political Science studies in 2018 from the University of Western Ontario wherein he also operated as a political risk analyst for the Leadership and Democracy Lab. Matthew’s research interests pertain mainly to energy politics, political economy, and global affairs.