Cedric Craig

Cedric Craig

Director of External Relations

Cedric Craig is the Director of External Relations at the Qatar-America Institute, specializing in communications, marketing and public relations with a penchant for relationship building and organizational outreach & branding.

Cedric’s experience prior to QAI includes heading marketing for a political big data analytics company, serving as director of community for a global freelancer recruitment firm, and leading marketing and communications efforts for a federally-focused IT solutions firm. He has also worked as a freelance communications contractor for Washington, DC-based think tanks where he authored several reports on topics ranging from fossil fuel divestment & climate change and Middle Eastern/Gulf relations and policy.

Outside of his professional career, Cedric is an active participant in the Washington, D.C. startup and entrepreneurial community, serving as an event coordinator and community organizer.

Cedric attended Tulane University in New Orleans, LA where he received a B.A. in Communications and a B.A. in French.


Communications, Public Relations, Marketing/Branding, Environmental Affairs