Alexi Drew joins RAND Europe, focuses on security and emerging technologies

5 July 2021

Dr Alexi Drew (she/her) has joined RAND Europe to build its expertise in the defence and security area on issues relating to emerging technologies and their security and geopolitical implications. More specifically, Drew’s work has covered global supply chains and cyber security risk, telecommunications and geopolitical power, technical standards and international security, and mis/disinformation campaigns in North Africa.

Drew completed her PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London on international norm construction methods concerning cyber-capability. She has since taught at Royal Holloway, Charles University in Prague, and King's College London where she was a postdoctoral research associate in the Centre of Science and Security Studies (CSSS). Her academic work has drawn attention through publication in many top-tier press and media outlets.

Alongside her work at RAND, Drew is a mentor for Girl Security and a member of the Senior Leadership Team of the Women in International Security (WIIS) UK Chapter. She is also a member of the advisory board for Women of Colour Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS) UK branch.