Alexander Hammond

United Kingdom


Areas of interest:

International Affairs


Alexander C. R. Hammond is the Founder and Director of the Initiative for African Trade and Prosperity. He is also a Free Trade Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs, a Researcher at the University of Buckingham, a Senior Fellow at African Liberty and fellow at EPICENTER. Formerly, Alexander was a Policy Analyst at the IEA, and a Research Associate in the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity in Washington D.C.

Alexander often writes about and delivers talks on African development, economic freedom, and global wellbeing. Alexander has spoken at universities and conferences across the world. His articles have been translated into multiple languages and have been featured in The Washington Times, Reason Magazine, News24, The National Interest, The Washington Examiner, CityAM, Newsweek, New Europe, CapX, Business Insider SSA, News24, FEE, the Cato Institute website, the HumanProgress blog, and various other outlets both in the United Kingdom and overseas. He is also the author of’s Heroes of Progress column. He is currently writing his first book.

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