Dr. Heidi Ullrich is VP, Policy Development and At-Large Relations. In her role as the Policy Department Team Leader for the At-Large Policy support staff, Heidi's responsibilities include advisory, facilitative, and managerial activities related to the global policy advice development of the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and the At-Large community. She joined ICANN in 2008.
Heidi has also worked with the ICANN Academy community organizers to implement the successful Academy Leadership Program, Chairing Skills Program and Intercultural Awareness Program.
Prior to joining ICANN, Heidi had extensive management and research experience including successfully leading global economic development and trade programs at Consumers International in London and the International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva. Heidi also served as a lecturer at the London School of Economics and University of Southampton and as a policy analyst for the University of Toronto G7/G20 Research Group. She has held research positions at the US Mission to the World Trade Organization in Geneva as well as with the European Commission and the European Parliament in Brussels.
Heidi received her PhD from the London School of Economics. She recently completed a Certificate in Global Management from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
She is based in Southern California.