Emily Taylor is an internet governance expert and an associate fellow of Chatham House. She has worked in the domain name industry since 1999.
Emily is co-editor of the Journal of Cyber Policy (Taylor & Francis) and a member of the Global Commission on Internet Governance Research Advisory Network. Her research publications include the annual World Report on Internationalised Domain Names (lead author); various reports on internet protocols for the UK regulator, Ofcom; a review of the policy development process of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN); a study on the domain name system in the Middle East and adjoining countries (for ICANN); and a paper on the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority’s transition (for the Global Commission). She chaired the independent WHOIS Review Team for ICANN and served on the United Nations Internet Governance Forum’s Multistakeholder Advisory Group.
For 10 years, she was legal and policy director at Nominet. She is a director of several internet companies, including Oxford Information Labs, which specializes in data mining and statistical analysis.