Rebecca Rumbul

Dr Rebecca Rumbul is Head of Research at mySociety, Trustee at The Hansard Society, and a Non-Executive Director of the Advertising Standards Authority UK. She is also the Lead Claimant for The Privacy Collective, leading a $10billion class action law suit against Oracle and Salesforce for breach of the GDPR.

As a leading global expert in digital democracy, Rebecca consults with governments and parliaments all over the world to develop their institutional capacity, supporting evidence-based development of policy and practice around digital tools for participation, transparency, and accountability. She is a leader in the field of civic tech and citizen engagement, and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.

Rebecca has previously held posts at Cardiff University and the Information Commissioner's Office. She holds a PhD in politics and governance, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and recipient of a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship.