Associate Director

Megan is an Associate Director in the tech, media and telecoms (TMT) policy practice. Prior to joining Global Counsel, she provided political strategy and lobbying services for clients in a range of sectors including drones, data analytics and immersive technology (VR and AR) at a tech policy consultancy. 

She has experience organizing conferences for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and has also worked at a strategic advisory consultancy supporting Dubai’s royal leadership with policy and communications in the UAE.

At GC, Megan works with tech clients across a range of issues in the UK and EU including FinTech, social media, data analytics, Internet-of-Things and the gig economy. 

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Supporting clients in parliamentary engagement on the online safety debate, including preparation for appearances in front of select committees.
  • Advising corporates in the autonomous mobility space on market entry into Europe, compliance with regulatory frameworks and public sector procurement.
  • Hosting events on behalf of clients to facilitate their relationship-building with influential stakeholders and garner civil servants’ support for product offerings.

Latest Insights by Megan Stagman

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The old, the accelerated and the new: three ways of thinking about generative AI policy


Platforms such as ChatGPT and DALL-E are revolutionising how we create, communicate, learn, and work, with millions of users globally leveraging the benefits. However, just as quickly as generative AI technologies entered the spotlight, so did concerns about how these tools could be used to cause harm. Policymakers across the globe are under pressure to ensure that…

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Top in Tech: Regulating the Metaverse


The ‘metaverse’ term was coined thirty years ago, and until recently was part science fiction, part speculation. But with Facebook’s rebranding as Meta last year, an increasing consumer acceptance of virtual interactions post-Covid, and a steady uptick of interest from new sectors (ranging from retail to public services), the metaverse suddenly seems very real. Against…

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