Ellen Judson

Head of CASM

Ellen is the Head of CASM, the digital research hub at Demos.

Since joining Demos in 2019, she has led projects including investigating state-aligned gendered disinformation, public attitudes to and experiences of technology, and protecting privacy and anonymity online. She leads CASM’s engagement with government, civil society and industry on digital regulation and , in particular around the Online Safety Bill. She regularly provides expert commentary for radio and programmes including BBC Panorama and The Moral Maze, and has given evidence to several Parliamentary Committees.

Her focus is on how information environments and technologies are being weaponised, and how they can be better designed and deployed to give people more power, protect their rights, and reduce the risks of violence.