“For most outsiders, Algeria can feel like a black box. I leverage my years of experience there and extensive in-country network to help Horizon Engage’s clients understand the personalities and trends behind events there, so they can better see what’s coming and build the relationships needed to thrive.“
Andrew G. Farrand is a researcher exploring the interplay between energy, economics and politics in North Africa, with a focus on Algeria, where he lived and worked from 2013 to 2020.
He is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and a former Visiting Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.
In his career, Andrew has worked in research and analysis, project management and the creative arts. In 2020, he was the host of Andi Hulm, Algeria’s first entrepreneurship reality television show. He is the author of The Algerian Dream: Youth and the Quest for Dignity (2021), a first-person analysis of the origins and implications of Algeria’s 2019 Hirak uprising, and translator of Inside the Battle of Algiers: Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter (2017) by Algerian independence heroine Zohra Drif.
He holds degrees from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne’s School of Management.