Jon is the chairman and founder of Cross-border Information. He is a political scientist with a deep knowledge of the politics and economies of Africa and the Middle East, based on more than 30 years of travel, study and curiosity about the post-colonial world.
Mark Ford is Director of Cross-border Information with responsibility, along with key colleagues, for the strategic direction and development of the company.
John Hamilton is Managing Director of CbI, where he plays a key role in the company’s business development and strategy. He is a specialist in North Africa and produces regular analyses, detailed monitoring reports and briefings on Libya, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt for CbI's private clients.
Eleanor plays a lead role in the development and management of CbI’s special research and due diligence capabilities - particularly the development of local research capacity in the Middle East and Africa - and in the editorial direction of Gulf States News (GSN).
For clients seeking a balanced picture of a company or individual, due diligence can provide an accurate view of their reputation, connections and identify potential problems
From political risk to market entry studies our strategic advisory service is specifically tailored to a client’s current or intended strategic position
Our consultancy services range from carrying out large-scale quantitative projects for public sector clients to identifying opportunities and monitoring risks for investors and developers