Senior Associate
Megan Stagman

Megan is a Senior Associate 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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Geopolitics: the next bump in the road for autonomous vehicles or an accelerator?


There have been no shortage of concerns levelled against autonomous vehicles. Public perception is an important one, which is inextricably linked with fears about safety. Uber’s fatal self-driving crash in 2018 is now an obligatory reference point in any discussion about autonomous vehicles, and public scepticism persists even in spite of claims that the technology…

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A new Silicon Valley in Eastern Europe?


Megan Stagman, Associate in the technology, media and telecoms practice and Alexander van der Wusten, Associate in the Russia, CEE and Eurasia practice discuss the emerging tech sector in Eastern Europe.

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Will 2021 be the year that digital identity finally takes off?


After a recent history that is best described as stop-start, the first few months of 2021 have seen new momentum for the roll-out of digital identity schemes, with fresh legislative initiatives in the pipeline for both the UK and EU. The question is whether this time will be different. Public apathy and scepticism towards online identity schemes, combined with a number of…

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