In order to better face the new challenges in the field of security, Amarante's team integrates skills and expertise from both the military field (former executives of elite units of the French Armed Forces) and civilians (specialised engineers, graduates of elite higher education institutions).
Ansgar joined Amarante in 2016 and currently serves as Assistant to the France-Europe Director. He previously held the position of Analyst in charge of the Africa Desk at Amarante Risk Intelligence, a subsidiary dedicated to risk analysis.
Ansgar is an experienced political and security analyst for the African continent, focusing particularly on Nigeria, Mali, Burundi and the Central African Republic. He puts his expertise to the service of public institutions (European and governmental) as well as large companies with locations and operations in Africa.
A graduate of Sciences Po Paris and the Freie Universität of Berlin, Ansgar is French-German, fluent in five languages (French, English, German, Spanish, and Portuguese) and can read Arabic and Russian.