Alexander Tripp is the assistant director for the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. His focuses include security, climate, trade, and Sino-African relations. Having joined the Council in 2022, highlights of his work include heading the Center’s activities around the US-Africa Leaders Summit and annual IMF/World Bank meetings.

Tripp holds an LLM from Peking University and an MSc in international affairs from the London School of Economics. Tripp grew up abroad, living across Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. Having attended high school in Johannesburg, South Africa, he has a passion for African affairs and the Springboks.