VP, Policy Development and At-Large Relations
United States of America
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 leading, managing and facilitating the policy advice development and outreach and engagement activities of the At-Large community consisting of the 15 Member At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC), the five Regional At-Large Organizations and over 250 At-Large Structures. 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 program 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.