Mariam is a Senior Policy Associate who has worked extensively on research and policy analysis in the area of technology policy, emerging threats and digital rights.
Mariam is in charge of monitoring relevant national and international policy developments and producing research relating to digital policy, innovation readiness, and digital transformation. She is also responsible for coordinating long-term research projects, communications, and administrative work across key focus areas for PI. She is the lead project manager for the Network Readiness Index (NRI) published in partnership with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
Mariam has a master’s degree in Innovation, Technology, and the Law from the University of Edinburgh focusing on the interplay of law, technology, and human rights. Prior to obtaining the UK Government’s Chevening Scholarship for her master’s studies, she was a Chief Project Manager in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia where she gained hands-on experience initiating and managing international projects with public and private sector organizations operating on a national, regional and international level. She is also the co-founder of Lawformer, a legal technology platform that simplifies routine legal tasks for lawyers and law students.