Scott Young is a Research Associate at the Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue. He was a 2009/2010 Chevening Scholar at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom, where he completed his MA (with Distinction) in International Relations. He holds a BA (Honours) in Political Science, with a minor in Dialogue, from Simon Fraser University. He has also studied at the University of Hong Kong and the Università degli Studi di Torino/Torino World Affairs Institute.
Scott sits on the executive committee of the Canadian International Council’s Vancouver Branch, and has previously worked with Canada’s World, the United States Consulate General in Vancouver (State Department and Department of Commerce), and the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency’s Vancouver office. His present research interests includes the proliferation of global network governance in the post-financial crisis period and the evolution of regional governance initiatives in the Asia-Pacific and East Asia regions. With Carbon Talks, he is focusing on current developments in global environmental governance, and the implications for Canada.