Rebecca holds a PhD in politics and governance, and is Head of Research for international digital development NGO mySociety. Rebecca has written several respected research reports on civic technology, and has articles on politics, governance and civic tech published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. In addition to her role with mySociety, she is employed as a lecturer in politics at Cardiff University, is a Fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and regularly provides expert opinion for BBC Wales.