Associate Research Fellow, Sub-Saharan Africa Center

Research Interests:

  • Lake Tchad, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Madagascar
  • Safety, country risk
  • Corporate Social Responsabilty


Mathieu Pellerin is an Associate Research Fellow at Ifri's Sub-Saharan Africa Center. His research focuses since 2010 on Sahel (Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso), Lake Tchad and Madagascar. 

Since 2015, Mathieu Pellerin is Special Adviser in charge of the intra-Islamic Dialogue for the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) and international consultant for public and private organizations (World Bank, European Union, NGOs, etc.). He is also editor-in-chief of Sécurité & Stratégie review.

Domaines d'expertise
Afrique subsaharienne
Élections, gouvernance et évolutions de l’État
Questions de sécurité
Enjeux énergétiques en Afrique