NTI is pleased to announce that NTI | bio Program Officer Chris Isaac has been named to the 2023 International Strategy Forum as a North America Fellow. The International Strategy Forum, an initiative of Schmidt Futures, bets early on the next generation of problem solvers with extraordinary potential in geopolitics, innovation, and public leadership. Isaac joins a diverse group of fellows who represent over 40 countries and focus on various fields such as health, water security, climate change, technology for improved democracy. Isaac joined NTI in 2019 and supports NTI | bio’s efforts to improve biosecurity and biotechnology governance, increase transparency and accountability for national health security capacities, and reduce global catastrophic biological risks arising from the misuse of biotechnology.
Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative of Eric and Wendy Schmidt, bets early on exceptional people making the world better through building a network of the sharpest minds on Earth — helping them to solve hard problems in science and society by connecting them across fields, bringing multiple types of capital to bear, and applying modern tools and technology thoughtfully.