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Andrea G. Rodríguez
Lead Digital Policy Analyst
Andrea G. Rodríguez is Lead Digital Policy Analyst 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

Lead Digital Policy Analyst


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 University in Prague


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



Transatlantic affairs / PUBLICATION
Here’s what to expect on China, AI, green energy, and more when EU and US officials meet in Sweden
By Annika Hedberg , Georg E. Riekeles , Andrea G. Rodríguez , Philipp Lausberg , Frances G. Burwell , Olga Khakova - 30/05/2023
Transatlantic affairs / DISCUSSION PAPER
The US-EU Trade and Technology Council: Assessing the record on data and technology issues
By Andrea G. Rodríguez , Frances G. Burwell - 20/04/2023
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 , Perle Petit , Silvia Carta , Andrea G. 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 E. Riekeles , Andrea G. 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 E. Riekeles , Andrea G. Rodríguez - 05/04/2022


Digital Agenda / ARTICLE
The evolution of the EU strategic autonomy debate: a vision for the governance of emerging technologies
Andrea G. Rodríguez wrote an article entitled "The evolution of the EU strategic autonomy debate: a vision for the governance of emerging technologies", published in the European Public Mosaic journal. 

Read the article here.

19 March 2023 - ,
European Public Mosaic
Untangling the Mysteries of Quantum Technologies
Andrea G. Rodríguez moderated the panel “Untangling the mysteries of quantum technologies” at the UK Innovation & Tech Show. 

See the full programme here.

UK Innovation & Tech Show
15 March 2023 - ,
UK Mission to the European Union
Quantum Communications: Policy Considerations
Andrea G. Rodríguez was a speaker on the panel “Quantum Communications: Policy Considerations” at the Inside Quantum Technology conference in the Hague.

More information on the conference here.

IQT The Hague
15 March 2023 - ,
3DR Holdings, IQT Research, QuTech, QIA (Quantum Internet Alliance of Europe) and Quantum Delta

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