GFCE Title: Task Force co-lead Strategies & Assessments
Job Title: Executive Director, Global Partners Digital
Description: Lea is the Executive Director of GPD, a UK-based organization working to develop a digital environment underpinned by human rights. As Executive Director, she oversees the development and implementation of GPD’s vision, ensuring the relevance of its policy agenda and strategy in the evolving geopolitical landscape. At GPD, Lea leads the organization’s pioneering work on facilitating multistakeholder dialogue in Internet-related public policy discussions and oversees the implementation of GPD’s cyber capacity building program, which aims to make cybersecurity policymaking processesaround the world more open and inclusive. Lea represents GPD on a number of boards and initiatives, including the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, the UK Multistakeholder Group on Internet Governance, and works closely with governments in the Freedom Online Coalition, for which GPD performs a secretariat function.