Laura DeMaio

Associate

Laura joined Oxford Analytica in 2021. With the Advisory practice, she has worked with the company's clients to track disinformation trends, media environments and security developments, primarily in North African and Sub-Saharan countries.

Previous professional experience includes the French government’s Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (Ofpra), where Laura received training on security situations in asylum seekers’ countries of origin. Moreover, Laura has experience interviewing asylum seekers at the French association France Terre d’Asile and has conducted a field study on refugee resettlement for the French government.

Laura obtained a Bachelor’s degree in French with Politics from Princeton University, during which time she spent one year at Freie Universität Berlin. She also holds a Master’s degree in International Public Management from Sciences Po Paris, where she specialised in migration and European studies. She speaks French and German and is learning Spanish and Arabic.

Laura DeMaio