Mevan Babakar

Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO, Full Fact
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Mevan is the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO, at the UK’s leading fact checking charity, Full Fact

Mevan is the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO, at the UK’s leading fact checking charity, Full Fact

Previously, Mevan was the founding head of Full Fact’s automated fact checking team, which won the Google AI Impact Challenge.

In 2016 she co-authored The State of Automated Fact Checking, and regularly speaks in the UK and internationally about misinformation, fact checking, and civic technology.

Mevan has been a digital adviser to the Big Lottery Foundation, is a board member of the civic engagement non-profit Democracy Club, and is a founding organiser of Citizen Beta, a community of 600+ civic technologists in the UK.