Ryan Cummings

Senior Associate (Non-resident), Africa Program
Expertise: Africa
Associated Programs: Africa Program

Ryan Cummings is a director of Signal Risk. He is an independent consultant to various international news media outlets including the New York Times, TIME magazine, the Associated Press, Al Jazeera, AFP, and Deutsche Welle. He is also a contributor to publications and think tanks, most notably CNN, the Tony Blair Foundation, the International Peace Institute, and Henley and Partners, on issues of terrorism, conflict, migration, and political instability in Africa. Cummings is also co-authoring a book on the Islamic State's expansion into the African continent that will be published by Hurst in 2020.