Cyril Prinsloo's research focuses on infrastructure financing and development in Africa, as well as Africa’s interaction with strategic global partners such as the US, EU, China and the BRICS bloc. Cyril Prinsloo is also a fellow of the Global Governance Futures – Robert Bosch Foundation Multilateral Dialogues programme.
Cyril Prinsloo joined SAIIA as a researcher in the Economic Diplomacy Programme in 2015. His key research portfolios include infrastructure financing and development in African countries and Africa’s interaction with strategic global partners (US, EU, China, BRICS). Previously he worked as an economic development consultant, providing technical assistance and capacity building support on trade and investment, regional integration and infrastructure development to various international development partners, governments and Regional Economic Communities across Southern and Eastern Africa. He holds an MA in International Studies from the University of Stellenbosch.