Miroslava Sawiris

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Democracy & Resilience

Within the Democracy & Resilience Programme Miroslava analyses malign efforts to undermine democratic societies, as well as strategies, tools and actors involved in influence operations. She has led research projects focusing on the impact of disinformation campaigns on electoral processes in Europe, public opinion poll surveys and societal vulnerabilities towards information manipulation. Among her further interests are strategic communication and digital platforms’ regulation. She is a review board member of the konspiratori.sk project advocating for a more transparent information environment by defunding disinformation sites and she leads GLOBSEC’s Alliance for Healthy Infosphere which joins organizations from 7 EU member states advocating for meaningful regulation of the digital space. She holds a BA degree in Arabic and Russian Civilisation from the University of Leeds and an MA degree in International Relations from the University of York.