Romy researches the effects of digitisation and the energy transition on society. She is currently working on societal issues surrounding controversial technologies such as radioactive waste, democratic decision-making, the role of digitisation in the energy transition and the importance of data governance in this process.
Education and career
Romy completed a Bachelor and Masters in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology and also followed a minor in Entrepreneurship for Society at Leiden University. Before joining the Rathenau Instituut, she worked at NRC Live, the conference branch of the Dutch newspaper. As a program researcher, Romy researched developments within the themes of technology, innovation and sustainability with the aim of stimulating knowledge exchange between business, science and government.