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Romy Dekker MA

Romy Dekker is researcher at the Rathenau Instituut since December 2018.


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.