Elliot Mayhew

Junior Strategic Analyst

Elliot Mayhew is a Junior Strategic Analyst at the Cyber Policy and Resilience Program of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. As part of his activities in this role he mainly focuses on international peace and security in cyberspace, conducting preliminary research on norms and proposals for responsible state and non-state behavior. Elliot functions as a project assistant for the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC), a multi-stakeholder initiative launched at the 2017 Munich Security Conference by the Foreign minister of the Netherlands that brings together leading experts from all major cyber powers and regions to help develop norm and policy initiatives related to international peace and security in cyberspace. The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies is the initiator of the Commission and acts as the Secretariat along with its partner organization the EastWest Institute. Elliot therefore also provides operational and logistical support to the Commission.

Elliot holds a Bachelor of Laws in International and European Law from The Hague University of Applied Sciences (HHS). During his studies he completed a specialization in commercial law and wrote his thesis on the concept of consent under data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union. His current interests reside at the intersection between international law and international relations,  in particular the application of international law regimes, assessing institutional relations & the changing international order relevant to cyberspace.

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