Amélie Heldt is Digital Policy Advisor at the German Federal Chancellery since January 2022. Before she worked as a researcher and PhD candidate at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut, Hamburg, and associated with the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin. In her PhD project, she focuses on the effects of freedom of expression in the digital sphere. She works on platform regulation, social media governance, the effects of new technologies on opinion formation and public discourse as well as the exercise of fundamental rights in the context of algorithmic decisions and autonomous systems. Amélie was a visiting fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School in 2019 and at the Weizenbaum Institute in Berlin.