Co-Founder and CEO
Institute for Strategic Dialogue
Sasha Havlicek is Co-Founder and CEO of ISD, having spearheaded ISD’s pioneering research and data analysis, digital education, policy advisory, training, tech, and communications programs. With a background in conflict resolution and expertise in extremism, digital information operations, and electoral interference, she has advised various governments at the highest levels. She has spearheaded partnerships with the UN, EU Commission, and Global Counter-Terrorism Forum.
She has also worked with the private and civil society sectors to promote innovation, including developing major programs in partnership with Google, FB, and Microsoft. Sasha serves as an expert advisor to the UK Counter-Extremism Commission and the Mayor of London’s counter-extremism program and is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations. Sasha previously served as Senior Director at the EastWest Institute, where she led conflict resolution programming. Sasha has testified before US Congress and the UK Parliament and is a regular commentator in the media (CNN, BBC, Channel 4 News, and other networks).