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Andrea García Rodríguez
Lead Digital Policy Analyst
Andrea G. Rodríguez is Policy Analyst Lead for the EU Digital Agenda at the European Policy Centre (EPC). Before joining the EPC, she was Lead Researcher of the Global Observatory of Urban Artificial Intelligence at CIDOB (Barcelona Centre for International Affairs), where she did research on digital topics and emerging technologies and was Project Manager. She has held advisory positions at the European Cybersecurity Forum (CYBERSEC) as Programme Committee Member, and at NATO as one of the 14 members of the Young Leaders group during the NATO 2030 process. In 2021, she was named "NextGen Leader" at the Young Professionals Summit (YPS) at the Brussels Forum and the Spanish Cybervolunteers Foundation recognised her as one of the 13 Spanish women to follow in technology, an initiative supported by Spain's Ministry of Social Affairs and the 2030 Agenda.

Andrea holds an EMJMD degree from the University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, and Charles University in Prague in Security, Intelligence and Strategic Studies (IMSISS) with a specialization in security and technology, and a B.A. (Hons) in International Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid, where she completed two stays abroad at Charles University in Prague and at the National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei.


Europe’s Political Economy


Areas of expertise

EU digital policy, artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity, quantum computing and communications, space policy, NATO digital policy, transatlantic relations

Current positions

Policy Analyst Lead


EMJMD in Security, Intelligence, and Security Studies (IMSISS), University of Glasgow, Dublin City University, and Charles University in Prague.
BA (Hons.) in International Relations, Complutense University of Madrid, stays at the National Taiwan University and Charles Unviersity in Prague.


Spanish, English, French (intermediate), Mandarin Chinese (basic)



European Commission / DISCUSSION PAPER
The von der Leyen European Commission at midterm: Same priorities, different reality
By Corina Stratulat , Annika Hedberg , Stefan Sipka , Janis A. Emmanouilidis , Johannes Greubel , Francesco De Angelis , Laura Rayner , Danielle Brady , Perle Petit , Silvia Carta , Andrea García Rodríguez , Simon Dekeyrel , Melanie Fessler , Tommaso Grossi , Emily Fitzpatrick , Elizabeth Kuiper , Marta Mucznik - 13/06/2022
Transatlantic affairs / EPC ROUND-UP
Searching for economic security in an age of confrontation: The Trade and Technology Council takes shape
By Annika Hedberg , Guillaume Van der Loo , Frederico Mollet , Georg Riekeles , Andrea García Rodríguez , Simon Dekeyrel , Evin Jongen-Fay - 19/05/2022
Security & defence / EPC ROUND-UP
Will the Strategic Compass be a game-changer for EU security and defence?
By Amanda Paul , Jamie Shea , Mihai Sebastian Chihaia , Ionela Ciolan , Georg Riekeles , Andrea García Rodríguez - 05/04/2022
Cybersecurity / COMMENTARY
Lessons from the Ukrainian cyber front
By Andrea García Rodríguez - 28/03/2022


Cybersecurity / PANEL DISCUSSION
The EU, NATO and cyber security
Andrea García Rodríguez was a speaker at the panel “The EU, NATO and cyber security” organised by the Bundeswehr Cyber Innovation Hub.

Find out more here.

The EU, NATO and cyber security
29 June 2022 - Berlin, Germany,
Bundeswehr Cyber Innovation Hub
EU’s tech policy: a mid-term review
Andrea García Rodríguez was interviewed by Luca Bertuzzi for the EURACTIV's 'The Tech Brief' podcast on the EU's digital policy.

Listen to the episode here.

The Tech Brief
24 June 2022 - ,
Global effects of Europe‘s digital sovereignty attempts
Andrea García Rodríguez was a speaker at the “Global effects of Europe‘s digital sovereignty attempts” panel of the 2022 EuroDIG conference.

Find out more about the conference here.

2022 EuroDIG conference
21 June 2022 - ,
European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG)

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