Head of MENA Risk Insight
Niamh McBurney is head of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) practice at Verisk Maplecroft. She is the analyst responsible for Iraq and Oman and provides research support on other countries in the GCC and Lebanon. Prior to joining Verisk Maplecroft, Niamh worked for Eurasia Group and later led AKE International’s coverage of political, economic and security risks in the Middle East and North Africa. Niamh has published in Gulf States Newsletter and the Jamestown Terrorism Monitor. She holds regionally-focused BA and MA degrees from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).