Cyber Research Fellow, International Security Department, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Cyber Policy
Joyce Hakmeh
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+44 (0)20 7389 3297


Joyce is a research fellow at Chatham House and co-editor of the Journal of Cyber Policy, providing regular analysis on cyber policy issues.

Her recent work includes developing cyber scenario exercises for private sector organizations and looking at cybercrime legal frameworks at the national and international levels.

Previously, Joyce worked for the United Nations, IFRC as well as for non-profit organizations.

Her areas of expertise include cybercrime, cyber security, rule of law and good governance, international criminal justice, and human rights.

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


  • Cybercrime
  • Cybersecurity
  • Rule of law and good governance
  • Human rights


2016-17Academy fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House
2015-16Head of cooperation and partnership, Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal
2014Senior visiting professional, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)
2013Regional legal expert, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
2011 and 2014Communication and advocacy advisor, UNDP, Lebanese Prime Minister’s Office
2010-12Head of research and development unit, Arab Center for the Rule of Law and Integrity (ACRLI)
2011-13Civil society ambassador of the neighbourhood region, European Commission
2008-10Programme associate, UNDP, Programme on Governance in the Arab Region
2006-08Project manager, Arab Center for the Rule of Law and Integrity (ACRLI)