Speakers

Sophia Gaston

Sophia Gaston is a social and political researcher, who conducts major international, citizen-focused projects on social and cultural crises, political change and populism, the media and democracy. Most recently the Deputy Director of Demos think tank, she has held research and strategic roles in a range of UK and international NGOs, the civil service, and private sector, and has previously worked as a political speechwriter. She holds a master’s degree in political communication and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.