Senior Associate

Isabelle is a Senior Associate at Global Counsel. For the past seven years, Isabelle has been focused on Sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets. She recently worked as a consultant focused on supporting private equity and venture capital clients based in Africa and the Middle East with investment research and commercial due diligence processes. She previously ran an international disability charity active in West Africa and India.

At Global Counsel, Isabelle is part of our global macro practice, with a particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. She supports clients in dealing with issues around the geopolitics of Africa and its impact on the business environment. In addition to English, Isabelle speaks German, French and basic Italian.

Latest Insights by Isabelle Trick

General Politics

The more things change… can Côte d’Ivoire weather its point of maximum instability?

General Politics

Togo’s president has done it this year. Burundi’s resisted the temptation. Guinea’s just decided to do it, while Côte d’Ivoire’s president said he wouldn’t, but recently changed his mind - the issue at hand is “third termism” or a president’s attempt to stay in power beyond the originally envisioned number of terms. These constitutional coups tend to lead to significant…

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