Shaun Ee is a nonresident fellow in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and a Yenching Scholar at Peking University, working at the nexus of international security, tech policy, and US-China relations. He also writes for TechNode, a Beijing- and Shanghai-based publication covering China’s tech ecosystem, and supports Georgetown University’s CSET Foretell, a “crowd forecasting” project to predict future trends in emerging tech and AI for policymakers.
Previously, Shaun worked in the Council’s Scowcroft Center across multiple initiatives. As assistant director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, he focused on the intersection of geopolitics, national security, and cyber policy, with publications such as “Defining Russian Election Interference: An Analysis of Select 2014 to 2018 Cyber Enabled Incidents.” On the Asia Security Initiative, he focused on maritime defense in the Indo-Pacific and US-ROK-DPRK relations.
Originally from Singapore, Shaun speaks Mandarin, and served in the Singapore Armed Forces as a signals operator in an artillery unit. He holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied cognitive neuroscience and East African history.