You must enable JavaScript to view this site.
This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Review our legal notice and privacy policy for more details.
Homepage > About Crisis Group > Staff > Cynthia Ohayon

Cynthia Ohayon

Analyst, West Africa
Dakar, Senegal

Cynthia Ohayon

LinkedIn Twitter

Crisis Group Role:

Based in Dakar, Crisis Group's West Africa office, Cynthia conducts fieldwork in Burkina Faso and Côte d'Ivoire and writes reports, briefings and other materials analysing the political and social situation and making recommendations to prevent and resolve crises. Cynthia first joined Crisis Group in September 2011 as the assistant editor based in Brussels, and permanently relocated to the Dakar office in October 2013.

Areas of expertise:

  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Burkina Faso


  • French (native)
  • English (fluent)

High-resolution photo High resolution photo of Cynthia Ohayon


Please submit all media inquiries to or call +32 (0) 2 536 00 71