Senior Staff Research Scientist, Head of Long-term Strategy and Governance, DeepMind
President, Centre for the Governance of AI
Trustee, Cooperative AI Foundation
I work on the global governance of artificial intelligence. My goal is to help guide the development of AI for the common good. I believe the governance of AI is the most important global issue of the century.
I do this work at DeepMind, as a Senior Staff Research Scientist and Head of Long-term Strategy and Governance.
I am also the founder and president of the Centre for the Governance of AI (GovAI), which began at the University of Oxford's Future of Humanity Institute and is now becoming an independent nonprofit.
My earlier work examined the causes of the liberal peace, and the role of reputation and honor as motives for war. Along the way I developed statistical and methodological tools to enable more transparent, credible causal inference.