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Katy Ho is the Co-founder and Editor in chief of Future Foreign Policy and has completed a communications internship at the Global Poverty Project. She graduated from the London School of Economics in International Relations and recently finished her  Masters in International Development at the School of Oriental and African Studies. SOAS have also recently accepted her into their entrepreneurship visa programme, with FFP being deemed a world class business idea by an independent body. Katy can be reached on katy.ho[at]

Philip Young is the Co-founder of Future Foreign Policy and has experience as a campaign organiser and printed media strategist during the 2010 general election and on Ed Miliband’s Labour Leadership Campaign. He graduated from Royal Holloway University of London with an undergraduate in History and a Masters in International Relations.  He is actively involved in building political websites and built FFP from scratch. If you would like to get in touch with Philip then drop him an email to philip.young[at]

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Sebastien Feve is a Programme Associate at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, where his work focuses on security, counter-terrorism, extremism and emerging threats. Prior to this, he worked as a Junior Associate on the Violence & Extremism and Citizens Programmes at Demos. Sebastien also completed a placement at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, and has experience working within European civil society networks.

Benoît Gomis is a Research Analyst at the International Security Research Department of Chatham House, where he focuses on counter-terrorism, drugs and organized crime, and Franco-British defence and security relations. He previously worked at the French Ministry of Defence in Paris and NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels. He is also a member of the Young Atlanticist Program, run by the Atlantic Council of the United States.

Francesca Temitope Danmole has represented the UK globally at a number of International meetings including being part of the official delegation to the G20 summit in Mexico, 2012 and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Australia, 2011. Francesca consults and speaks on youth participation, development and leadership and is a Trustee for the British Youth Council. Francesca currently works for the Commonwealth Secretariat in the Youth Affairs Division where she leads on developing a programme for students across the Commonwealth. Francesca was named a ‘Future Leader’ by Powerful Media in 2010; and awarded the Samuel Coleridge Taylor Award for her Service to her Community by the ACES Project in 2009

Adam Tyndall is co-founder of the China-Britain Youth Association (CBYA) which works to strengthen understanding between students and young professionals in China and Britain. Following the success of CBYA he has co-founded the India-Britain Youth Association (IBYA) due to launch in 2013. He read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Hertford College, University of Oxford where he specialised in British and Chinese politics. He currently works for a member of the House of Lords.

Alanoud Hamad Al-Thani was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum in 2011. She is the Curator of the Doha Hub Global Shapers Community; an initiative of the World Economic Forum which is independent, neutral, non-political and not for profit. Alanoud formerly Interned with Amnesty International working for the MENA Department, and volunteered with several non-profits. She is the author of various reports on education and development, most primarily for the Middle East region. Recipient of honours and awards, including: Young Arab Achiever (2011) and Member of Tomouh; a platform that enables leaders from all fields in the GCC to collaborate and realize their full potential. Alanoud is educated in the UK (LSE and Oxford) with a background in Political Science, Economics, and Development.

Siobhan Gibney Gomis is currently the Director of Business Development at InnoCentive. She was previously the Director of Operations and Marketing at OmniCompete before the company was acquired by InnoCentive. Prior to these appointments, she conducted research, communications and policy work at Egmont Institute, Queen's Centre for International Relations, Liberal Democrat HQ, Friends of Europe and The Euros. She studied at Queen’s University and Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen before acquiring a MSc in Politics and Government of the European Union at the London School of Economics and Political Science.