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.
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).
Thalia Griffiths is the editor of African Energy. She is an experienced journalist and analyst of the politics and economics of Sub-Saharan Africa.
David is CbI’s Head of Projects and leads CbI’s African Energy Consultancy work focusing on the African power sector. He is also CbI's senior Nigeria analyst and frequently contributes to African Energy with articles on the country's political developments, energy sector policy and finance.
Dan is the power editor for African Energy and African Energy Live Data. He covers sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on renewable energy, IPP procurement, off-grid, project finance, market structure issues, and development finance.
Daniel joined CbI in January 2017 as a research analyst. As a core member of the African Energy consultancy team and with a strong academic background in international politics, Daniel specialises in political and economic risk analysis, and energy policy and regulatory analysis.
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