Taniel Yusef received two Master of Arts, before her LLM in International Economic Law, Justice and Development, with associate LLM study in Laws of Armed Conflict, International Humanitarian Law, Trade, Peace-building, Feminist Legal Theory and others. She subsequently began research into weapons technology, quantum computing and artificial intelligence, embarking on a current MSC in artificial intelligence. 

Taniel spent nearly seven years as UK International Representative for Women's International League for Peace and Freedom on Trade, Economics and Disarmament Affairs, covering arms control negotiations and business-human rights' interaction with women's peace and security. She remains on the UK WILPF Executive Committee and as a UK Charity Director. 

At the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Cambridge University, she works on regulation, risk modelling and translation linking ai, autonomous weapons, cyber, nuclear and outer space threats. As an ICAN member she contributed to the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons. As Technology Developers Coordinator, and founding member, of the UK Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, she coordinates, produces and presents research highlighting problematic technological issues across the Lifecycle of Autonomous Weapons Systems (AWS), and associated behavioural and commercial concerns. 

Taniel is Lecturer in Humanitarian Intervention MSc, (University of East London), as well as contributing editor to the European Women's Lobby-Feminist Economics Working Group (Purple Pact briefing paper), specialising in human security, economics and military spending and technologies, and has researched women's access to resources on the ground. She has taken witness accounts of gender based violence, resource access and resilience in conflict areas. She is an advisor to independent investigative journalist group, ByLine Times, and the financial ethics group, Transparency Taskforce.