Nikita Bhangu is Head of Digital Standards Policy in the UK government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). She works in the Digital Standards & Internet Governance Team in DCMS which brings together the UK government's global engagement with key internet governance and digital standards bodies. She works on the digital standards policy portfolio which includes standards policy on new and emerging technologies such as AI and quantum. Nikita has a previous background in International Digital Trade, where she recently worked on the key bilateral digital trading partnerships such as the UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement, and the development of other digital chapters in UK Free Trade Agreements. She also has strong experience in regulatory work, having worked previously in the UK energy regulator the Office for Gas and Electricity (OFGEM).