Barnaby Fletcher

Senior Analyst, Southern Africa

London

Barnaby Fletcher is Control Risks’ Senior Analyst for Southern Africa. He is a regular contributor to Control Risks’ subscription services, as well as responding to regular ad-hoc sector-specific queries from Control Risks’ clients operating in wider region.

  • Africa
  • Political and Economic Risk Consulting
  • Market Entry Consulting


Barnaby Fletcher is Control Risks’ Senior Analyst for Southern Africa. He is a regular contributor to Control Risks’ subscription services, as well as responding to regular ad-hoc sector-specific queries from Control Risks’ clients operating in wider region. Barnaby also works on bespoke consulting projects for clients.


Some of his recent work includes:
  • An in-depth study on the political environment, economic conditions, and policy environment surrounding the oil sector in Angola for a major international oil company looking to expand operations in the sector.
  • A market-entry assessment for a major international hotel chain looking to establish operations in Luanda, concentrating on the political and regulatory outlook in both the pre- and post- 2017 general election period.
  • Responding to client queries around recent social unrest connected to the deteriorating economic situation and political developments in Angola, with analysis of how such unrest impacts on commercial operation in the country.


Prior to joining Control Risks, Barnaby was a contributing analyst to the Economist Intelligence Unit, focusing on political and economic developments within sub-Saharan Africa. He also worked as executive editor of Global Business Reports, a business media company focused on the energy and mining industries, and has contributed work to publications including Engineering & Mining Journal, Hart’s E&P, and Oil & Gas Investor. He has previously worked with AKE Group and Africa Confidential.

Barnaby holds a Bachelor of Arts

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