Dr Garvan Walshe is co-founder of electoral integrity NGO Unhack Democracy and founder of democratic tech startup Article7. His research focuses on using competition law and economics to understand the monopolisation of political power in hybrid regimes. He is also a research associate at the Wilfred Martens Centre for European Studies in Brussels and associated with the ARENA programme at the Agora Center at John’s Hopkins University. He is a regular contributor to Foreign Policy and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. He holds a PhD from the University of Manchester.