Dr. Rafael Lemaitre Carabias

Affiliated researcher

Rafael Lemaitre is a PhD fellow on the GPAC2 Dual Career Training Programme at UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University. His research interest is the study of the processes of innovation within governments, h special emphasis on the dynamics of the Gulf Cooperation Countries. He currently works as a partner in a strategy management consulting firm based in the U.A.E, ShiftIN Partners. His consulting credentials span strategic planning, performance management and strategy execution, having led a number of key consulting engagements, notably the development of performance management frameworks for different government such as Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Barcelona. Rafael is a multicultural consultant, he has worked on strategy execution projects throughout Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East; he has lived and worked in Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. 

Selected publications by Rafael Lemaitre Carabias

Lemaitre Carabias, Rafael, 2021, Public Sector Innovation in the United Arab Emirates - How innovation occurs and what outcomes it delivers, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University