Andrew Cunningham Member Profile

Andrew Cunningham

Humanitarian Researcher and Analyst
Location London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Gender and Title Male, Dr
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Bio Thirty years’ international experience in development, humanitarian affairs and operations, and humanitarian research. Fourteen years fulltime with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), twelve years of which were in the field in a wide variety of geographical locations and two years in HQ in humanitarian analysis functions. PhD in War Studies at King’s College London, researching the relationship between states and international humanitarian organisations in the context of conflict. Eleven years as an independent consultant specialising in policy analysis and qualitative research for humanitarian agencies. Thematic expertise: Humanitarian access and security; the relationship between states and international humanitarian NGOs; and humanitarian principles.

Currently working 50% of my time as a governance and board support advisor for international humanitarian organisations.

Forthcoming: Cunningham, AJ (ed) (2023). Authoritarian practices and humanitarian negotiations. London: Routledge
Published: Cunningham, AJ (2018). International humanitarian NGOs and state relations: Politics, principles and identity. London: Routledge


Expertise Country Affiliation Local
Politics United Kingdom
Especially around NGO - state relations