Syed Bilal Hyder
Research Assistant


Syed Bilal Hyder is a Research Assistant in the China & Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Division. Prior to joining CNA, Hyder worked for the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. At the Carter Center, his work had a particular focus on Foreign NGOs in China, as well as the Chinese Government's Investments in Public Health projects in Africa. Hyder's work contributed to the Carter Center China Program's ongoing Trilateral Relations Initiative, including workshops and forums in Washington D.C. and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

He holds an A.B. degree in International and Area Studies, and Chinese from Washington University in St. Louis.

He speaks Mandarin Chinese and Urdu.