Helen Zhang (Judge)
International Strategy Forum and Quad, Schmidt Futures, Intrigue Media
Speaker at Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2023

Helen is the Director of the International Strategy Forum, which aims to forge an interdisciplinary network of rising leaders to strengthen progress and security amid technological innovation and a changing world order.

Prior to Schmidt Futures, Helen worked as a global public policy manager for Google Search, and was responsible for overseeing the product’s content regulatory priorities. Prior to Google, Helen served as an Australian diplomat and was posted to Tel Aviv, Israel, and Hong Kong, where she worked on national security, political, and economic files. Helen also co-founded Intrigue Media, which provides expert but irreverent briefings on global affairs issues at the intersection of geopolitics, business, and technology.

Helen holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist), and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University. She graduated with a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School as a Fulbright Scholar, and now lives in Washington DC.

Talks at Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2023