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Kira Allmann

Kira Allmann

Senior Digital Strategy Officer, Manchester City Council
Dr Kira Allmann is the Senior Digital Strategy Officer for Manchester City Council, where she helps to implement Manchester’s city-wide Digital Strategy, which aims to make Manchester a world-leading digital city through its four themes: people, place, economy, and sustainability. Kira brings a strong background in research on responsible, ethical, and community-led technology innovation and policy, and experience in strategic communications and public engagement. Prior to joining Manchester City Council, she was a researcher at the Ada Lovelace Institute (London) and a postdoctoral research fellow in media law and policy at the University of Oxford. She holds a B.A. from the College of William and Mary (USA) and an MPhil and a DPhil from the University of Oxford, which she completed on a Rhodes Scholarship.