Andrew Ciacci

Andrew Ciacci

Researcher, Future of Conflict

Crisis Group Role

Andrew joined Crisis Group in June 2022. As Researcher for Climate, Environment and Conflict, he is responsible for conducting research on climate financing and adaptation in fragile states, in addition to supporting the workstream's research on the relationship between climate change and conflict.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Crisis Group, Andrew was a Fulbright Scholar in Kosovo where he researched how international institutions shaped democratisation in the Balkans. Before that, he was a consultant at Crisis Group specialising in climate and security issues. He has also worked for the U.S. Senate and various political campaigns. Andrew graduated Phi Beta Kappa in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College.

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate Security
  • Climate Finance
  • Climate Adaptation
  • UNFCCC Dynamics
  • Western Balkans


  • English (Native)
  • Croatian (Native)

In The News

11 Dic 2023
I’m optimistic about renewables and pessimistic about everything else … it is hard to be positive when emissions are continuing unabated. Anadolu Agency

Andrew Ciacci

Researcher, Future of Conflict

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