Experts displayed by Issue: Election Disinformation

Sasha Havlicek

Co-Founder and CEO

Sasha Havlicek is Co-Founder and CEO of ISD, having spearheaded ISD’s pioneering research and data analysis, digital education, policy advisory, training, tech and communications programmes.

Moustafa Ayad

Executive Director for Africa, the Middle East and Asia (AMEA)

Moustafa Ayad is Executive Director at ISD for Africa, the Middle East and Asia (AMEA).

Jiore Craig

Head of Digital Integrity

Jiore Craig, ISD’s Head of Digital Integrity, has extensive experience in measuring the impact of influence campaigns on public opinion, and how to respond to the threat of disinformation around elections.

Jacob Davey

Head of Research & Policy, Far-right and Hate Movements

Jacob Davey is Head of Research & Policy for Far-right and Hate Movements at ISD.

Melanie Smith

Head of Digital Analysis Unit

Melanie Smith leads ISD's Digital Analysis Unit, delivering public research on disinformation, public health misinformation and online conspiracy movements through large-scale social media data collection and open-source investigation techniques.

Francesca Arcostanzo

CASM-ISD Senior Digital Research Methods Lead

Francesca Arcostanzo is the Senior Digital Method Research Lead in the ISD Digital Research Unit, focusing on methods, training and approaches for consistent digital analysis. She leads the ISD-CASM shared strategy for technological development.

Kata Balint

Analyst

Kata Balint is an Analyst on ISD’s Digital Analysis Unit, where she supports research on malign influence operations, disinformation, conspiracy theories and hate speech online.

Sasha Moriniere

Analyst

ISD Analyst Sasha Moriniere focuses on our research relating to disinformation campaigns, particularly those aimed to influence and disrupt the 2022 elections in France.

Ciarán O’Connor

Analyst

Ciarán is an Analyst at ISD that specialises in using open-source research to track and monitor disinformation and extremism online, with a particular focus on far-right activity and communication across open and closed networks and platforms.