Tracey Elliott is the Project Lead for the GYA-IAP-ISC Research Evaluation initiative. She was formerly the Project Director for the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) project on "Combatting predatory academic journals and conferences" (2020-2022). Prior to this, she directed two concurrent IAP studies (2017-2019) on "Improving scientific input to global policymaking with a focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals" (2019), and its accompanying guide, and "Harnessing science, engineering and medicine (SEM) to address Africa's challenges" (2019). Tracey has also worked with other regional and global networks of science academies on a freelance basis, advising the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) and supporting project work for the Global Young Academy (GYA). Tracey was formerly the Head of International at the Royal Society (UK), and has co-authored Royal Society reports on science diplomacy and global science cooperation. Before this, she worked for the UK Government, heading up the Global S&T Partnerships division. Tracey has a PhD in Biological Anthropology and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).