Authors


Alex Brammer
Alex BrammerResearcher

Alex is a Researcher at Top10VPN. As well as helping cover the news, he works on our investigations into cybersecurity and privacy. He aims to help make information about privacy and online safety as easily approachable as possible.

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Amy Hawkins
Amy HawkinsCulture Journalist

Amy Hawkins is a journalist who specializes in covering tech, censorship and society in China. She has written for Wired, the Guardian, the Sunday Times, Foreign Policy and other important publications.

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Ayodeji Rotinwa
Ayodeji RotinwaCulture Journalist

Ayodeji is a Nigerian writer covering culture, innovation and sustainable development in West Africa and beyond. He has been published at the New York Times, FT, Vogue and London Evening Standard.

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Ben Dickson
Ben DicksonTech Blogger

Ben Dickson is a software engineer and tech blogger. He writes for The Next Web, PC Mag, Daily Dot, Vice Motherboard and other tech publications.

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Charlotte Darrell
Charlotte DarrellStaff Writer

Charlotte is part of the Editorial Team at Top10VPN. She tests out VPNs daily, and hopes to help everyday people take the right steps towards protecting their privacy online.

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Dave Sloggett
Dave SloggettResearch Fellow

Dr Dave Sloggett is a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Mathematics at Oxford University. He is a specialist in horizon scanning, looking at the impacts of future developments in technology such as artificial intelligence and advances in computer and communications systems.

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Davey Winder
Davey WinderCybersecurity Journalist

Davey has covered security stories for three decades, picking up one Technology Journalist of the Year and three Security Journalist of the Year awards. He contributes to Forbes.com, SC Magazine and Infosecurity.

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David Hughes
David HughesStaff Writer

David is a Top10VPN writer who has previously used his words as a freelance journalist and writer in arts and culture but has now turned his attention to encouraging internet privacy and individual freedom online

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Jennifer Baker
Jennifer BakerEU Policy Journalist

Jennifer specializes in tech policy and digital rights, contributing to TheNextWeb, The Privacy Advisor, BBC radio and Euronews. Regularly listed as a top digital influencer, she is also a GLG expert Council Member advising on EU tech policy.

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Katherine is a Researcher at Top10VPN. Her work focuses primarily on global censorship, digital rights and cybersecurity and has featured in publications such as Middle East Eye, Geopolitical Monitor and EC-Council.

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Kelly Fiveash
Kelly FiveashTechnology Journalist

Kelly is a writer and editor who specializes in technology and telecoms policy and law. She has extensively covered data privacy issues for a range of publications including Wired, Ars Technica and The Register.

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Megha Bahree
Megha BahreeBusiness Journalist

Megha is a business journalist based in New Delhi, India. She has written for Forbes, Nikkei Asian Review, Wired.com, The New York Times and the New Yorker Online, among others. You can find her @mbahree.

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Michael Tatarski
Michael TatarskiPolicy Journalist

Michael Tatarski is a freelance journalist based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He has covered the environment, urban development, social issues and more for The Guardian, the South China Morning Post, Politico and Mongabay, among other publications.

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Natasha Stokes
Natasha StokesFeatures Editor

Natasha is Features Editor at Top10VPN and a technology writer who covers online privacy and the impact of new tech on everyday life. Her work has appeared at CNN, BBC Worldwide, and Techlicious.

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Nicholas Fearn
Nicholas FearnTechnology Journalist

Nicholas Fearn is a freelance journalist reporting on technology, digital culture and business. His work has appeared on Engadget, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, TechRadar, The Next Web, IT Pro, Alphr, Tech City News, Computer Weekly, Mail Online and The Telegraph, among other titles. He also edits Welsh STEM publication Tech Dragons and is a Forbes contributor writing about tech-for-good.

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Nithin Coca
Nithin CocaGlobal Journalist

Nithin covers the social implications of technology, focusing on emerging economies and developing countries. His tech feature pieces have appeared in global media outlets including Quartz, Engadget, Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, Motherboard, and Coda Story.

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Phil Muncaster
Phil MuncasterPrivacy & Cybersecurity Journalist

Phil Muncaster is a freelance technology journalist and editor who has seen the power of the surveillance state first-hand whilst working as a correspondent in China. He’s a passionate supporter of free speech online.

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Rebecca Duff
Rebecca DuffStaff Writer

Rebecca is part of the Editorial Team at Top10VPN and a dedicated VPN reviewer. Her goal is to make online privacy and cybersecurity an accessible subject for everyone, no matter how tech-savvy they are.

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Sam Woodhams
Sam WoodhamsResearcher

Samuel is a Researcher at Top10VPN covering digital rights, internet shutdowns and international censorship. His work has been featured in Just Security, World Politics Review, The Diplomat and African Arguments.

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Samuel Okiror
Samuel OkirorHumanitarian Journalist

Samuel covers humanitarian crises, environment, and health in Uganda, the Great Lakes Region and across Africa. His work has featured in The Guardian, The New Humanitarian and UN office for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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William Chalk
William ChalkResearcher

Will is a Researcher at Top10VPN, an IDG Network Contributor, and an organisational member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He covers privacy, digital security, and censorship circumvention with a particular interest in online freedoms across Asia-Pacific. He has written for titles including The Diplomat, Hackernoon, Channel News Asia, Information Age, Asian Correspondent, CSO Online, and more.

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