Ra Tiedemann-Nkabinde

PhD, MSc


Associate Director


Ra joined Prescient in in 2020 and has been instrumental to Prescient's Cyber practice, initially spearheading the ongoing development of the Executive Digital Protection program before going on to overseeing all threat attribution projects. He joined Prescient with a wealth of academic and industry experience, coming from AT-RISK International and G4S after receiving his PhD at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Ra has experience devleoping prototype security programs and subsequent audits, building risk and security intelligence programs for multinational corporations, and producing complex investigative reports suiting a variety of contexts. He is based in the Prescient New York office.


Ra received a Ph.D. in Banking, Finance & Religion with a focus on Islamic Finance from the University of Cape Town. He also holds an MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford and a BA with Honors from the University of London.