Meghan McDonough is a Vice President of Political Risk at Teneo. Her responsibilities include client relationship management, product development, and research management.
Meghan is a former humanitarian and international development practitioner having worked in numerous emerging and frontier markets across Latin America, the Middle East, and South Asia. She has worked for institutions such as the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on economic development and security initiatives as well as conducting public policy and geopolitical analysis.
Having a particular focus on fragile and conflict-affected states, Meghan has transitioned her experience of working on the ground in insecure settings to the private sector through geopolitical risk analysis. At Teneo, she leverages this background to provide actionable advisory on political, economic, and social threats to clients’ assets, employees, operations, supply chains, and investments on the ground.
Meghan obtained a Master of Public Administration (MPA) in economic and political development with a regional focus on South Asia from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. She also holds a BA in from the University of Notre Dame in Middle Eastern and Latin American studies.