Tianmi Stilphen

Lead for Regulatory Affairs and Legal Reform, International Chamber of Commerce’s Digital Standards Initiative (ICC DSI), Singapore


Tianmi Stilphen’s legal trajectory spans the public and private sectors. She is currently serving as the Lead for Regulatory Affairs and Legal Reform at the International Chamber of Commerce’s Digital Standards Initiative (ICC DSI).

At ICC’s Digital Standards Initiative (DSI), her mission is to spearhead and propel legal reforms toward a harmonized global framework in the swiftly evolving realm of digital trade. Her efforts center on dismantling legal impediments, and working collaboratively with the Legal Reform Advisory Board to pave the way for seamless, secure, and highly efficient cross-border digital trade practices.

As a licensed lawyer in the United States, before embarking on her journey with ICC DSI, Tianmi demonstrated her commitment to the legal field as a practicing attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice. Her time there not only enriched her legal proficiency but also allowed her to engage with complex legal challenges on a global scale.

Tianmi’s background also includes contributions as a regulatory researcher in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress. During her session, she helped to draft a House bill focused on modernising rule-making practices and procedures. Her legislative portfolio showcased her commitment to fostering progressive change within the legal and regulatory landscape.

Tianmi holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Her academic pursuits focused on Telecom, Media and Technology, which have empowered her with a comprehensive understanding of legal intricacies, enabling her to adeptly navigate the evolving digital standards sphere.