Katherine Stewart

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M.A. in international relations, University of Cambridge; B.A. in politics and philosophy, University of Sheffield


Katherine Stewart is an analyst at RAND Europe, working primarily in the areas of social policy, technology and evaluation. At RAND Europe she has contributed to projects for a range of European and global clients, including the European Commission, OECD and British Standards Institution. Her research interests include public administration and governance, the policymaking process, and the impact of emerging technologies on the labour market.

Prior to RAND, Stewart worked as a telephone interviewer in advance of the 2015 General Election and as an intern with the Political Section of the Office of the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Yangon, Myanmar.

Stewart holds a Master’s degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. in politics and philosophy from the University of Sheffield.


  • A man tests Estonia's internet voting system in Tallinn, February 19, 2007

    Online Voting: The Solution to Declining Political Engagement?

    The potential benefits of online voting merits a conversation across Europe about its increased use in elections, but the evidence is mixed on whether online voting actually helps to increase voter turnout.

    Mar 23, 2018 E!Sharp

  • Blockchain cryptocurrency financial technology concept with binary code

    Blockchain: Should We Believe the Hype?

    Industry, governments and academics are all speculating on the ways in which blockchain could revolutionize everything from finance to the music industry. Now is the time for policymakers and industry to take note and find out what blockchain could offer.

    Nov 30, 2017 Prospect Magazine