Consulting Fellow, Africa Programme
Ben Shepherd
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+44 7814 841 289


  • Politics of the Great Lakes region
  • African conflict
  • UK policy on Africa
  • Francophone Africa (Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon)
  • State-building and post-conflict policy 


2011Great Lakes Course Director, Rift Valley Institute
2004 - 2011Senior Research Analyst, Africa Research Group, FCO
2009 - 2010David Davies of Llandinam Research Fellow in International Relations, LSE
2002 - 2004Researcher and Coordinator, All Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region, UK Parliament

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  • French (not for broadcast)