Gareth Heywood, Head of Government Relations, Datenna

Gareth Heywood
Head of Government Relations, Datenna

Gareth studied history and political economy in the UK, France and the Netherlands – holding two masters degrees on the topics.

Aside from a previous role as a policy consultant focused on the strategic implications of Chinese FDI for Europe’s autonomy and technological sovereignty, he has spoken at several international conferences on topics ranging from Europe’s regulatory framework for foreign investment to hidden links between Chinese investors and their domestic defence industry. In the past he has also regularly contributed to public debates, writing on a host of issues for the International Affairs Network