Analyst - Amarante Sénégal

Yannick Houphouët Kouablan, who is an Ivorian national, joined Amarante Africa in August 2019 as an Analyst assigned to Dakar.

Yannick has in-depth knowledge of the socio-political and security challenges facing West African and Sahelian countries. He worked in the public domain as a research fellow in the Department of Geopolitical Analysis and Strategic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Côte d'Ivoire, in the diplomatic environment with experience as a research fellow at the Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire in Washington and finally as an Africa analyst within the NGO ACTED.

Yannick holds a Master's degree in Strategic Studies and Defence Policy from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Internationales et Politiques de Paris (HEIP) and a Master's degree in Armed Conflict Expertise from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne.