Areas of Research Expertise:
- Infrastructure Financing and Development
- BRICS Cooperation
- US – Africa Relations and AGOA
Cyril Prinsloo joined the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) as a Researcher in the Economic Diplomacy Programme in 2015. His key research portfolios include infrastructure financing and development in African countries and Africa’s interaction with strategic global partners (US, EU, China, BRICS). Previously he worked as an economic development consultant, providing technical assistance and capacity building support on trade and investment, regional integration and infrastructure development to various international development partners, governments and Regional Economic Communities across Southern and Eastern Africa. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in International Studies from the University of Stellenbosch.
- Prinsloo, C. The New Development Bank as an Advocate of Country Systems. Global Economic Governance Africa: Policy Brief, August 2017.
- Prinsloo, C. Informing the Approach of Multilateral Development Banks to Use of Country Systems. Global Economic Governance Africa: Policy Brief, August 2017.
- Prinsloo, C. Boosting South Africa’s Economic Relations with the BRICS, Institute for Global Dialogue: Global Insight, Issue 131, June 2017.
- Prinsloo, C. Partnering with the New Development Bank: What Improved Services Can It Offer Middle-Income Countries?, Global Economic Governance Africa: Discussion Paper, November 2016.
- Prinsloo, C. The New Development Bank: Towards Greater Efficiency, Global Economic Governance Africa: Policy Briefing, October 2016.
- Ncube, C and Prinsloo, C. Deepening Trade and Investment Relations post-AGOA: Three Options for South Africa, SAIIA: Policy Insight 36, September 2016.
- Bertelsmann-Scott, T, Prinsloo, C, Sidiropoulos, E, Wentworth, L and Wood, C. The New Development Bank: Moving the BRICS from an Acronym to an Institution, SAIIA: Occasional Paper 233, June 2016.
- Bertelsman-Scott, T, Friis, C, and Prinsloo, C. Making Sustainable Development the Key Focus of the BRICS New Development Bank, SAIIA: Occasional Paper 230, April 2016.
- Prinsloo, C & Sandrey, R, Black holes in African trade data, tralac: Working Paper, 2015.
- Prinsloo C, ‘Political Economy of the Southern African Power Pool’, in Vanheukelom J & Bertelsmann-Scott T (eds), The Political Economy of Regional Integration in SADC. ECDPM, 2016, pp. 27 – 37.
Recent media Articles:
- Prinsloo, C. Has China’s global ambitions outgrown BRICS? Business Day. 5 September 2017
- Prinsloo, C and Sidiropoulos, E. BRICS: Stepping into the Breach. Valdai Discussion Club. 4 September 2017.
- Parshotam, A and Prinsloo, C. 54 States and Infrastructure Financing Challenges in Africa, World Commerce Review, Volume 10 Issue 4, Winter 2016/17.
- Prinsloo, C. How the New Development Bank can Change the Way Banks do Business. Engineering News, 2 December 2016.
- Prinsloo, C. BRICS – the dream deferred, for now, Sunday Independent, 16 October 2016.
- Ncube, C and Prinsloo, C. Maximising AGOA now while preparing for the future beyond AGOA, Business Day, September 2016.
- Nqwenya, NX and Prinsloo, C. Africa’s $100 billion infrastructure gap: why Africa must seize the moment on the New Development Bank, AllAfrica.com, 19 July 2016.
- Parshotam, A, Prinsloo, C and Sidiropoulos, E. Would a Brexit matter for South Africa?, SAIIA: Opinion and Analysis, June 2016.
- Prinsloo, C. AGOA and the future of US – Africa trade relations, World Commerce Review, Volume 10 Issue 1, March 2016.
- Prinsloo, C. South Africa and AGOA: What is at stake?, SAIIA: Opinion and Analysis, November 2015.
Email address: cyril.prinsloo[@]wits.ac.za