Victoria Baines

SpecialityVisiting Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Victoria Baines conducts research into the relationships between cybersecurity, national security and geopolitics. She regularly appears in major broadcast media as an authority on the misuse of emerging technologies. Until 2017 she was Facebook’s Trust & Safety Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before this, Victoria led Strategy & Prevention at Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), and was responsible for the European Union’s cyber threat analysis. In 2019 she was named by Secure Computing magazine among the top 50 women of influence in cybersecurity. She is co-host of the award-nominated Cyber Warrior Princess podcast.