Taylor - Emily

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Emily Taylor is an independent consultant in Internet Law and Governance.  She served for 6 years on the Internet Governance Forum's Multistakeholder Advisory Committee, and chaired the independent WHOIS Review Team, appointed by ICANN under its Affirmation of Commitments to the US Government.  

Emily has worked for a variety of clients in the Internet space, including UNESCO, EURid (the .eu registry), IIS (the .se registry), and Afilias.  She is also a consultant to the law firm Sipara, specialising in domain name disputes.  An experienced speaker and moderator on Internet Governance issues, Emily most recently moderated at the 2012 Stockholm Internet Forum, the 2011 Internet Dagarna, and the 2011 Internet Governance Forum plenary session on Critical Internet Resources.  She recently addressed the UN Commission for Science and Technology for Development on Internet governance.  For 10 years, Emily worked at Nominet, the .uk domain registry, as Director of Legal and Policy.  She writes a regular blog for Dot Nxt.  Emily has a BA in Classics from Cambridge, an MBA and qualified as solicitor in 1998.