Dr hab. Renata Włoch majored in Sociology and International Relations. She is Adjunct Professor in the Institiute of Sociology, the University of Warsaw, and Coordinator of Society in Digital Age Programme in Digital Economy Lab at the University of Warsaw. She was the principal researcher in several action research projects (EEA grant “Civic participation: a diagnosis of barriers and creation of tools upgrading good governance”; CEE grant “Social Action 2012”, EU Commission grant “The city ghettos of today”). Since 2008 she has carried numerous evaluation research of public policies for public institutions and NGOs (Ministry of Sport, Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, MInistry of Foreign Affairs); at the moment she supervises the Polish part of Horizon 2020 Project “Chain React: making supplier networks transparent, understandable, and responsive” in cooperation with Cambridge and Wikirate. Her recent academic interests focus on trends in digital society and digital skills, particularly in the aspect of supporting evidence-based public policy.