Graeme Clements is a first-year MPP candidate at Yale, where his research interests include economic mobility and national security. Before coming to Yale, Graeme served as a director at Kingfish Group, a family office-backed private equity firm in San Francisco that provides growth capital to small- and medium-sized companies. He also worked as an investment banker on the UK M&A Team at Morgan Stanley in London. In addition to his finance roles, Graeme serves as an Officer in the United States Navy Reserve, working with a unit based at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island that produces analysis and perspectives on global naval issues. Graeme received a BA in international relations from Stanford University and an MSc in African studies from Oxford University, where he wrote a dissertation that explored the use of grocery stores as instruments of economic development in South Africa.