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Chairman
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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.

London Office Director
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John Hamilton is director of CBI's London office, where he plays a key role in the company’s business development and strategy.

Research Director
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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).

African Energy Editor
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Thalia Griffiths is the editor of African Energy. She is an experienced journalist and analyst of the politics and economics of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Senior Project Manager
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David is CbI’s senior project manager 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 Marks
Senior Research Analyst
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Dan is a contributing editor to African Energy and a research analyst. His focus is on renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa, IPP procurement, project finance, electricity market structure issues and development finance.

Due diligence

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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

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Meetings

Engaging government and industry with local experts to discuss the changing political landscape and emerging investment trends in Africa and the Middle East

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