Nick Branson is Senior Researcher at Africa Research Institute (ARI). He holds a MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and is working towards a PhD at the same institution.
Prior to joining ARI, Nick gained experience of advising African governments, political parties, legislatures, and civil society organisations through roles with Independent Diplomat, the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and the Africa Justice Foundation. He is a Deployable Civilian Expert for the UK government’s Stabilisation Unit and speaks fluent French.
Nick joined ARI in August 2014.