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Omar Abbosh

Chief Executive of Communications, Media & Technology Operating Group Accenture

Ewa Abel


Foteini Agrafioti

Chief Science Officer Borealis AI

Muneeb Ali

CEO Blockstack

Maex Ament


Djamila Amimer

CEO & Founder Mind Senses Global mindsenses.co.uk

Dev Amratia

CEO nPlan

Duncan Anderson

CEO Humanise.AI

Kye Andersson

Head of Brand and Communications Peltarion

Sam Anthony

Co-Founder and CTO Perceptive Automata

Elena Antonova

Lecturer in Experimental Psychology King's College London

Alex Appelbe

CEO Metis Labs

Ana Ariño

Chief Strategy Officer New York City Economic Development Corporation

Azeem Azhar

Human Exponential View

Joe Baguley

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, EMEA VMware

Bhavagaya Bakshi

GP and Co-Founder cthesigns.net

Natalie Banner

Lead wellcome

David Barber

Professor of Machine Learning UCL

Matthew Barney

CEO & Founder LeaderAmp

Oli Barrett

Co-Founder Oli Barrett

Jamie Bartlett

Senior Fellow Demos

Kathy Baxter

Architect, Ethics Salesforce

Kumsal Bayazit

CEO Elsevier

Alex Beard

Author Global Learning Lab Teach for All

Kate Beecroft

Head of Community DAOStack

Kate Bell

Head of Department TUC

Alex Benay

Chief Information Officer of Canada, Deputy Minister at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Carl Benedikt Frey

Oxford Martin Citi Fellow Princeton University

Marc Bhargava

Co-Founder & President Tagomi

Antoine Blondeau

Co-Founder & Managing Partner Alpha Intelligence Capital

Anne Boden

CEO Starling Bank

Stan Boland

CEO & Co-Founder FiveAI

Max Boonen


Grace Boswood

COO, Design + Engineering BBC

Josh Bottomley

Head of Digital, Data and Development HSBC

Charles-Edouard Bouee

CEO Roland Berger

Julien Bouteloup


Catherine Breslin

Solutions Architect CobaltSpeech

Francesca Bria

Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer Ajuntament de Barcelona

Nick Bridge

Foreign Secretary's Special Representative for Climate Change Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Nic Brisbourne

Managing Partner Forward Partners

Joanna Bryson

Associate Professor, Dept. of Computing University of Bath

Anna Byhovaskaya

Senior Policy Advisor Trade Union Advisory Committee

Alex Caccia

CEO Animal Dynamics

Laetitia Cailleteau

UKI Emerging Technology & Global Lead for Conversational AI Accenture

Rafael Calvo

Professor The University of Sydney

Radhika Chadwick

Partner Ernst & Young

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Professor of Business Psychology Columbia University

Vishal Chatrah


Maria Chatzou

CEO & Founder Lifebit

Dillon Chen

CEO & Co-founder Edgeware

Phil Chen

EXODUS Project Lead HTC Exodus

Teck Chia

Partner Binance Labs

Rumman Chowdhury

Global Lead for Responsible AI Accenture Applied Intelligence

Mike Clancy

General Secretary Prospect

Paul Clarke

CTO Ocado Innovation Ltd

Tim Clement Jones

Consultant DLA Piper

Brendan Clooney

bclooney@uk.ey.com EY

Pete Clutton-Brock

Director E3G

Rachel Coldicutt

CEO Doteveryone

Chris Corrado

CIO and COO London Stock Exchange Group plc

Josie Cox

Business Editor The Independent

Olivier Crouzet

Dean of Studies 42 born2code

Jonathan Crowcroft

Professor University of Cambridge

Richard Curtis

Screenwriter & Director PROJECT EVERYONE

Peter Czaban

Web 3 Foundation

Eric Daimler

CEO, Visionary and Evolutionist SpinGlass Ventures

Sue Daley

Associate Director, Technology & Innovation techUK

Paul Daugherty

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer Accenture

Julie Dawson

Director of Regulatory Policy Yoti

Dimtri De Jonghe

Head of Research Ocean Protocol

Jacqueline De Rojas

President techUK

Sylvie Delacroix

Professor in Law & Ethics, University of Birmingham. Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute. University of Birmingham

Kate Devlin

Professor of Social and Cultural Artificial Intelligence King's College London

Minter Dial

Author Various

Kanta Dihal

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence University of Cambridge

Sarah Dillon

Lecturer University of Cambridge

Gillian Docherty

CEO The Data Lab

Florian Douetteau

CEO Dataiku

Oliver Dowden

MP, Secretary of State for Implementation Cabinet Office

Jim Dratwa

Founder WhatWorld?

Sarah Drinkwater

Director & Lead, Tech and Society Solutions Lab Omidyar Network

Jean Drouin

CEO Clarify Health Solutions Inc

Jack du Rose

CEO & Co-founder Colony

Marcus Du Sautoy

Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics University of Oxford

Jake Dubbins

Founder Conscious Advertising Network

Ronan Dunne

Executive Vice President and President of Verizon Wireless Verizon

Niall Dunne

CEO Polymateria

Esther Dyson

Executive Founder EDventure Holdings, Inc.

John Elkington

Co-Founder and Chief Pollinator Volans

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Director of Partnerships Element AI

Jonathan Evans

Chair, Committee on Standards in Public Life UK Government

Jennifer Farrell Senhaji

Business Development Maker DAO

Jackie Fast

Founder Rebel PI

David Ferrucci

Founder & CEO Elemental Cognition

Kay Firth-Butterfield

Head of AI & Machine Learning at the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution World Economic Forum

Justin Fitzpatrick

CEO DueDil

Luciano Floridi

Director, Digital Ethics Lab of the Oxford Internet Institute University of Oxford

Emily Foges

CEO Luminance

Jacquelline Fuller

VP Google & President Google.org Google

Guy Gadney

CEO & Founder Charisma.ai

Jean-François Gagné

CEO & Co-Founder Element AI

Edouard Gasser

CEO & Co-founder Tilak Healthcare

Ling Ge

Head of Europe Tencent Holdings Limited

Shuman Ghosemajumder

CTO Shape Security

Alex Gluchowski


Sarah Gold

CEO & Founder Projects by IF

Martin Goodson

CEO Evolution AI

Chris Gorell Barnes

Chief Operating Officer at Addison Lee Adjust Your Set

Matthew Gould


Thore Graepel

Research Group Lead Deepmind

John Gray

CEO/Co-founder Mentionmapp

Gerard Grech

CEO Tech Nation

David Green

Executive Director & Insight Partner Insight222

Nigel Guenole

Researcher Goldsmiths University of London

Vinay Gupta

CEO Mattereum

Andy Haldane

Chief Economist Bank of England

Dame Wendy Hall

Executive Director, Web Science Institute University of Southampton

Charles Hamel

Crypto lead Opera

Kate Hampton


Matt Hancock

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care dhsc.gov.uk

Amar Hanspal

CEO Bright Machines

Derek Haoyang Li

Founder & Chief Education Technology Scientist Squirrel AI

Stephanie Hare

Researcher Harebrain

Ross Harper

CEO & Founder Limbic Limited

Arjun Hassard


Julia Hawkins

Partner Local Globe

Mike Henry

CEO and founder Mythic

Robert Hercock

Chief Research Scientist BT Group plc

Jamie Heywood

Regional General Manager Northern & Eastern Europe Uber

Cesar Hidalgo

Director, Collective Learning Group, MIT MIT Media Lab

Rand Hindi


Jenn Hirsch

Futurist & the Global Startup Champion EY

Dominic Holmes

Partner Taylor Vinters

Rob Holmes

Key Account Leader Streamr

Jason Holt

CEO holtsgroup.com

Ulrich (Uli) Homann

CVP & Distinguished Architect Microsoft

Philip Howard

Professor of Internet Studies University of Oxford

Stephen Hsu

Senior Vice-President for Research and Innovation Michigan State University

Daniel Hulme

CEO Satalia

Justin Hunter

Founder Graphite

James Ingram

CEO Splashlight LLC

Salim Ismail

Co-Founder & Chairman OpenEXO

Max Jaderberg

Research Scientist

Mariéme Jamme

Founder I am the CODE

Bill Janeway

Economist and Author Warburg Pincus LLC

Prins Jaspal

CRO & Co-Founder Contexta360

Nick Jennings

Vice-Provost for Research & Enterprise Imperial College London

Mary Lou Jepsen

CEO & Founder Openwater

Marten Kaevats

National Digital Advisor Government of Estonia

De Kai

Professor of Computer Science & Engineering HKUST

Athina Kanioura

Chief Analytics Officer & Global Head of Applied Intelligence Accenture Applied Intelligence

Rakshit Kapoor


Hugh Karp

Founder Nexus

Husayn Kassai

Co-Founder & CEO Onfido Ltd

Peter Kecskemethy

CEO Kheiron Medical

Thomas Kehler

President & Chief Scientist Crowdsmart

Siraj Khaliq

Investment Partner Atomico

Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London

Sana Khareghani

Head Office for Artificial Intelligence

Reza Khorshidi

Chief Scientist, Global AIG

Iarla Kilbane-Dawe

Head of Pi Lab European Space Agency

Dominic King

Health Lead Deepmind

Libby Kinsey

Machine Learning Consultant Digital Catapult

Irina Kofman

COO Google

Luciana Komljen

Head of insight & Strategy for Product Innovation Telefonica

Daniel Korski


Jillian Kowalchuk

CEO & Founder Safe & The City

Rahmyn Kress

Chief Digital Officer & Founder, HenkelX Henkel

Priya Lakhani

Founder & CEO Century

Martha Lane Fox

Founder Doteveryone

Loren Larsen

CTO HireVue

Neil Lawrence

Director of Machine Learning Amazon at Cambridge

Dr. Rannia Leontaridi OBE, FRSA

Director, Business Growth Office for Artificial Intelligence

Itamar Lesuisse


Gigi Levy-Weiss

Managing Partner NFX

Oliver Lewis

Senior Research Associate, Changing Character of War Centre University of Oxford

Xu Li

CEO Sensetime

Susan Liautaud

Founder ethicsincubator.net

Alexa Lightner

VP & General Manager Humanyze

Dr Lewis Liu

Co-founder & CEO Eigen Technologies Eigen Technologies

Arnold Liwanag

CTO Ivado Labs

Luciana Lixandru

Partner Accel Partners

David Llewellyn

Associate Professor of Neuroepidemiology and Digital Health University of Exeter

Kirsty Lloyd Jukes

CEO Latent Logic

Irene Lopez

Founding Team Member Ocean Protocol

Stephen Lorimer

Smart London Strategy and Delivery Officer London Gov

Rosemary Luckin

Professor of Learner Centred Design, Knowledge Lab UCL

Dr. Precious Lunga

CEO & Co-founder Baobab Circle

Edie Lush

Executive Editor Hub Culture

Maxine Mackintosh

PhD & Co-founder One HealthTech

Arden Manning

Senior Vice President Global Marketing Yseop

Christopher Markou

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow University of Cambridge

Wendy Mars

President of EMEAR CISCO

Des Martin

Business Development, EMEA Brave Software

Paul Mason

writer and broadcaster Penguin Random House UK

Dimi Masouti

CPO & Co-Founder Winning Minds

Helen Mayhew

COO Europe QuantumBlack

Mariana Mazzucato

Prof. Economics of Innovation and Public Value UCL

Natasha Mccarthy

Head of Policy, Data The Royal Society

Simon McDougall

Executive Director, Technology Policy and Innovation Information Commissioner's Office

Claire Melamed

Executive Director Data4SDGs

Sara Menker

CEO Gro Intelligence

Dharmash Mistry

Lakestar Lakestar

Shaun Moore

CEO TrueFace.ai

Joanna Moresky

Director theapropos.com

Alexandra Mousavizadeh

Partner tortoisemedia.com

Charlie Muirhead

CEO & Co-Founder CognitionX Ltd

Leena Nair

Chief HR Officer Unilever

Carina Namih

Partner Episode 1 Ventures

Zara Nanu

CEO Gapsquare

Gina Neff

Senior Research Fellow & Associate Professor University of Oxford

Paul Newman

Founder Oxbotica

Amir Nooriala

COO OakNorth Bank

Helen O’Neill

Lecturer in Reproductive and Molecular Genetics UCL

Tim Ogilvie

CEO Staked

Katherine Oliver

Principal Bloomberg

Emily Orton

CMO Darktrace

Marie Outtier

CEO aiden.ai

Dave Palmer

Director of Technology Darktrace

Maja Pantic

Professor of Affective and Behavioural Computing Imperial College London

Priya Parker

Max Parmentier

Founder and CEO Birdie Care Ltd

Kathryn Parsons

CEO Decoded Ltd.

Giorgio Patrini

CEO and Chief Scientist Deeptrace

Jonnie Penn

Bestselling Author University of Cambridge

Mike Penrose

Executive Director Unicef UK

Cyril Perducat

Executive Vice President of IoT Schneider Electric

Franz Pfister

CEO & Founder Digital Helix

Rich Pierson

CEO & Co-Founder Headspace

Kim Polese

Co-Founder & Chairman Crowdsmart

Frida Polli

Founder & CEO pymetrics

Simona Pop

CMO & Co-Founder Bounties Network

Keith Porcaro

Co-founder Digital Public

Tess Posner


Ingmar Posner

Professor of Applied AI Oxbotica

Tara Prabhakar

Global Director, Client Impact Kantar

Andy Puddicombe

Co-Founder Headspace

Shamus Rae

Head of Digital Disruption KPMG

Shiva Rajaraman

Chief Product Officer WeWork

Thomas Reardon

CEO & Co-Founder CTRL-Labs

Steven Reece

Departmental Research Fellow University of Oxford

Martin Rees

Professor, Scientific Advisor University of Cambridge

Sharmadean Reid

Founder beautystack.com

Julia Rhodes Davis

Director of Partnerships Partnership on AI

Rashida Richardson

Director of Policy Research AI Now Institute

John Ridding


Talulah Riley

Author, Actress & Entrepreneur Author

Alberto Rizzoli

Founder v7labs.com

Teemu Roos

Professor of Computer Science University of Helsinki

Alison Rose

CEO, Commercial and Private Banking Royal Bank of Scotland

Stuart Russell

Professor of Computer Science UC Berkeley

Jessica Rusu

Senior Director, Global Analytics ebay

Jeffrey Sachs

Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development, Former Director of the Earth Institute Columbia University

Mark Sagar

CEO Soul Machines

Lauren Sagar Weinstein

Chief Data Officer Transport for London

June Sarpong

Hazel Savage

CEO & Co-Founder musiio.com

Manoj Saxena

Executive Chairman COGNITIVESCALE

John Seely Brown

Co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge Seely Group

Sir Anthony Seldon

Vice-Chancellor University of Buckingham

Nigel Shadbolt

Chairman University of Oxford

Elif Shafak


Hetan Shah

Executive Director Royal Statistical Society

Noor Shaker

Co-Founder and CEO GTN

Or Shani

CEO + Founder Albert

Noel Sharkey

Co-Director, Professor, Chairman The University of Sheffield

Joanna Shields

Group CEO BenevolentAI

Emily Short

Character Engine Product Manager Spirit AI

Jeremy SIlver

CEO Digital Catapult

Karen Silverman

Partner Lathams

Anisha Singh

founder shecapital.vc

Samar Singla

CEO & Founder Jugnoo

Santiago Siri

Democracy Earth

Sir Adrian Smith

Institute Director and Chief Executive The Alan Turing Institute

Phil Smith

Chair IQE Plc

Martha Spurrier

Director Liberty

Robbie Stamp

CEO and Founder Bioss

Jutta Steiner

Founder Parity Communications

Jacob Stenum Czepluch

Developer Brainbot Labs

Robert Stojnic


Jamie Susskind

author of Future Politics Jamie Susskind

Hilary Sutcliffe

Director societyinside.com

Szymon Sypniewicz

CEO & Co-founder Ramp Network

John Taylor

CEO action.ai

Chuck Teixeira

Chief Administrative Officer and Head of Transformation HSBC

Astro Teller

Captain of Moonshots X

Jeni Tennison

CEO Open Data Institute

Min Teo

Executive Director Consensys

John Thornhill


Martin Tisne

Managing Director Luminate

Kate Tomlinson

innovation Director Norton Rose Fulbright

Andrew Trask

Leader OpenMined

Lindsay Trout

Egon Zehnder

Victoria Turk

Senior Editor Condé Nast

Jacob Turner

Lawyer jacobturner.net

Ozlem Ulgen

Reader in International Law and Ethics Birmingham City University

Aakrit Vaish

CEO & Co-Founder Haptik

Dr Anna Valero

ESRC Innovation Fellow - Growth - Centre for Economic Performance London School of Economics

Yossi Vardi

CEO Various

Martin Varsavsky

Executive Chairman Prelude Fertility, Inc.

Sara Vaughan

Chief Purpose Advisor Robertsbridge

Manuela Veloso

Head of AI JP Morgan

Suresh Venkatasubramanian

Professor University of Utah

Paul Veradittakit

Partner Pantera Capital

Marcos Veremis

Cambridge Associates

Sethu Vijayakumar

Programme Director, Artificial Intelligence and Professor of Robotics The Alan Turing Institute

Katharina Sofia Volz

Founder and CEO OccamzRazor

Terry Von Bibra

General Manager, Europe Alibaba Group

Dr. Sandra Wachter

Lawyer & Research fellow University of Oxford

Sunil Wadhwani

CEO & Co-Founder iGate Corp

Antony Walker

Deputy CEO techUK

Jane Wang

Senior Research Scientist Deepmind

Zhouran Wang

CEO Trio.ai

James Wang

AI research lead ARK Invest

Marc Warner

CEO and Founder Faculty

Paul Warren


Lorraine Waters

CDO Compliance

Geoff Watts


Jeremy Welch


Adrian Weller

Program Director for AI The Alan Turing Institute

Ryan Welsh

Founder & CEO Kyndi

Chris Wigley

Solution Partner QuantumBlack

Mark Wilkins

Patient Experience Director Havas Lynx Faze

Greg Williams

Editor Condé Nast

Jeanette Winterson


Ilana Wisby

CEO Oxford Quantum Circuits Limited

Sims Witherspoon

Programme Manager Deepmind

Isabel Woodford

Journalist the block

Tina Woods

CEO & Founder Collider Health

Jeremy Wright

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport UK Government

Max Yuan

Chairman Xiao-I

Hongbin Zhuang

CEO & Founder Emotech