Raquel Jorge Ricart

Policy Analyst - Technology, Digital and Cyber Policy, Elcano Royal Institute

Raquel Jorge is Policy Analyst at Elcano Royal Institute think tank and coordinates the technology and digital policy and global affairs agenda, focusing on the security and technology policy agenda through the lens of EU's foreign policy. As a former Fulbright Fellow granted by the United States-Spain Fulbright Commission, she holds a Master’s in Security Policy, specialized in technology policy, from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University (Washington, DC).

Raquel Jorge has worked as an independent expert consultant for the European Commission mapping strategic technology policies across the EU, has led the Working Group on EU’s tech foreign policy at the European Cyber Agora in Brussels, has evaluated projects on technology and social impact at the Inter-American Development Bank, and supported digital public policy projects at the Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. She also worked on a technical assistance contract in the planning of the National Strategic on Technology and Global Order at Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and at a UK-based consultancy firm working on foresight methodologies for governments and international institutions.

She is part of the Younger Generation Leaders Network at the European Leadership Network, whose main members include former Prime Ministers, Ministers, and representatives from the EU. She has been named as one of Emerging Young Leaders across Europe in the “35 Under 35” List from Santander Bank-CIDOB.