Cyril Prinsloo

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.


Work Title
Senior Researcher
SAIIA Programme
Economic Diplomacy
Areas of Expertise

Infrastructure financing and development
BRICS cooperation
US-Africa relations and AGOA

Country Focus
China, USA



 Cyril Prinsloo’s key research portfolios include infrastructure finance 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.

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