Emma Sky

Co-founder and Co-host of the Good Society Forum

 

Emma Sky OBE is Director of Yale World Fellows and a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute, where she teaches Middle East politics and Global Affairs. She is the author of The Unravelling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq (2015) and In a Time of Monsters: Travelling in a Middle East in Revolt (2019). Emma served as advisor to the Commanding General of US Forces in Iraq; as advisor to the Commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan; as advisor to the US Security Co-ordinator for the Middle East Peace Process; and as Governorate Co-ordinator of Kirkuk for the Coalition Provisional Authority.

Nizam Uddin

Co-founder and Co-host of the Good Society Forum

 

Nizam Uddin is the Senior Head of Mosaic and Community Integration at The Prince’s Trust, where he leads on community cohesion and social integration activities. Nizam is a 2019 Greenberg Yale World Fellow and a 2019 US State Department International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) participant. 

 

Nizam has a strong interest and background in social mobility, particularly in overcoming the societal and economic challenges that prevent minority communities from fulfilling their potential. Nizam is currently a Trustee of SOAS, University of London, a Governor of Mulberry Academic Shoreditch, a Trustee of Belong - the UK's Cohesion and Integration Network (COIN), and a member of the Mayor of London’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Advisory Group. He holds an MA in Public Policy from King’s College London.  

Tiffany Chan

Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Tiffany Chan is currently an M.A. student at Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. She is interested in energy and infrastructure in Central Asia and their geopolitical implications. Prior to joining the Jackson Institute, she worked at Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment, an interdisciplinary center that researches China’s climate change issues and provides science-based policy advice to Chinese practitioners. 
 

Tiffany has native fluency in Mandarin and Cantonese, and is proficient in Russian. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rochester, majoring in political science and Russian studies. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Cambodia, interned in the office of Lithuanian Member of European Parliament Justas Paleckis in Brussels, and co-founded a student group that helps resettled refugees establish new lives in Rochester.

Juan Carlos Salamanca

Director of Information Technology and Policy

 

Juan Carlos Salamanca is currently an M.A. student at Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He is focussed on how new information technologies have impacted societies and the global community with a particular interest in tech policy and regulation, privacy, data governance and management, online content moderation and disinformation. He is a Fulbright Grantee and a student fellow at the YLS Information Society Project.


Prior to Yale, Juan Carlos worked as a consultant in his native Mexico advising governments and multinational companies on international trade and foreign investment, and subsequently as a lawyer at a boutique law firm specialising in personal data protection and ICTs law. He graduated with a B.A. in Law from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in 2016 with highest honors. His thesis about the impact of Big Data on the right to privacy was recognized as the best of its program by the Ex ITAM Research Award. At ITAM, he was editor-in-chief of the student journal “El Supuesto” and co-founder of the cultural magazine “El Obelisco”. 

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