Nigel Cory

Nonresident Fellow
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)

Nigel Cory

Nigel Cory is an Associate Director covering trade policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). He focuses on cross-border data flows, data governance, intellectual property, and how they each relate to digital trade and the broader digital economy. Cory has provided in-person testimony, written submissions, and has published reports and op-eds relating to these issues in the United States, the European Union, Australia, China, India, and New Zealand, among other countries and regions, and he has completed research projects for international bodies such as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Cory is a member of the United Kingdom’s International Data Transfer Expert Council.

Cory previously worked for eight years in Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which included positions working on G20 global economic and trade issues and the Doha Development Round. Cory also had diplomatic postings in Malaysia and Afghanistan. Cory is a Nonresident Fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR).