Rory MacLeod is a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Analyst at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. In that role, he supports and leads on the development and delivery of research and evaluations on the trends and dynamics of radicalisation and extremism that aim to address gaps in the evidence base and contribute to effective decision-making at a policy level. His work has taken him to Egypt, Nigeria and the US to conduct research and develop local monitoring and evaluation capacity.
Previously, Rory has worked on several empirical research projects in the extremism space including an assessment of the TRAP-18 terrorism risk assessment tool and was also nominated for an award with the Experimental Psychology Society for research exploring relationships between media coverage of terrorist incidents and public anxiety.
Rory holds an MSc in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism from University College London and a BSc in Psychology from the University of Warwick.