Ann Florini

Ann Florini is Visiting Professor and Director of the Centre on Asia and Globalization at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. She is also Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. Her research focuses on new approaches to global governance, including the roles of civil society and the private sector in addressing global issues. Currently, she is examining governance in the energy sector. She is the author most recently (with Hairong Lai and Yeling Tan) of China Experiments: From Local Innovation to National Reform (forthcoming) and of The Coming Democracy: New Rules for Running a New World (2003, and is the editor of The Right to Know: Transparency for an Open World (2007) and The Third Force: The Rise of Transnational Civil Society (2000). She is also the author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, monographs, and policy briefs.