Experts displayed by Region: Germany

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).

Jennie King

Head of Civic Action and Education

Jennie King heads our Civic Action and Education department, creating frontline programming and response incorporating ISD's digital research. She also leads ISD's climate disinformation research, recently running our COP26 monitoring 'war room'.

Jakob Guhl

Research Manager

Jakob Guhl works within the Digital Research Unit and with ISD Germany. His research focuses on the far-right, Islamist extremism, hate speech, disinformation and conspiracy theories.

Christian Schwieter

Project Manager, Policy and Research, ISD Germany

Christian Schwieter is a Project Manager at ISD Germany, leading the German-language research project on far-right activity on alternative and emerging online platforms.

Łukasz Janulewicz

Analyst

Łukasz Janulewicz is an Analyst at ISD, focusing on climate disinformation in Poland, Germany and the UK. His experience includes working in government, research and education in Germany, Poland and Hungary. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Kent.

Julia Smirnova

Analyst

Julia Smirnova is an Analyst at ISD and ISD Germany, focusing on proliferation of disinformation, conspiracy myths, hate speech and extremist ideologies online.

Julia Ebner

Senior Research Fellow

Julia Ebner's research focuses on the far-right, online radicalisation, hate speech, disinformation and conspiracy myths. Based on undercover research within extremist movements, she published two bestselling books that have been translated into multiple languages.