Joyce Hakmeh

Deputy Director, International Security Programme; Co-Editor, Journal of Cyber Policy

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Joyce is the deputy director of the International Security programme at Chatham House and co-editor of the Journal of Cyber Policy. She specializes in cyber policy, including cybersecurity, cybercrime and cyber governance, and provides regular analysis on issues that sit at the nexus between technology and geopolitics.

In addition to her regular research and writing, Joyce’s current work includes leading civil society engagement in UN processes on cyber issues, delivering immersive simulation exercises, building cyber capacity and expertise amongst policymakers, facilitating dialogues and developing strategic approaches to tackling cybercrime and addressing equality, diversity and inclusion in cyber policymaking.

Joyce is the chair of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) on cybercrime and a frequent panelist and chair at conferences at national and global events.

Previously, she worked for the United Nations (UN), the International Federation of Red Cross as well as non-profit organizations.

Joyce received her MA in International Law from SOAS, the University of London.