Sam Ricciardi


Sam Ricciardi, Graduate Fellow, supports our Africa practice.

Sam Ricciardi is a rising second-year Master’s student at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a concentration in Strategic Studies & Economics. Prior to MA, Sam worked as Senior Associate Consultant for several years with Bain & Company and was awarded a CASA fellowship. He has experience both living and working in Sub-Saharan Africa, and speaks French, Standard Arabic, and Levantine Arabic proficiently. He earned his BA from Georgetown University in 2017.

Sam enjoys watching movies (and recommends Nairobi Half Life) and weightlifting, and is a devoted fan of both The Washington Football Team and Olympique Lyonnais.