Research Staff

Nick Bostrom

Founding Director

Anders Sandberg

Senior Research Fellow

Eric Drexler

Senior Research Fellow

Toby Ord

Research Fellow

Hilary Greaves


William MacAskill

Associate Professor

Stuart Armstrong

Research Fellow

Piers Millett

Senior Research Fellow

Miles Brundage

Research Fellow

Owain Evans

Research Fellow

Owen Cotton-Barratt

Research Fellow

Research Associates

Nick Beckstead

Open Philanthropy Project

Allan Dafoe

Yale University

Robin Hanson

George Mason University

Carl Shulman

Research Associate

Paul Christiano

Open AI

Jan Leike


Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

Katja Grace

Machine Intelligence Research Insitute (MIRI)

Research Support

Carrick Flynn

Research Project Manager

Kyle Scott

Research Assistant

Girish Sastry

Visiting Researcher – Machine Learning

Neal Jean

Research Assistant – Machine Learning

Andrew Snyder-Beattie

Director of Research

Ben Garfinkel

Visiting Researcher

Clare Lyle

AI Policy Intern


Niel Bowerman

Assistant Director

Sebastian Farquhar

Acting Project Manager

Laura Pomarius

Web Officer

Lamprini Repouliou


Tanya Singh

Temporary Administrator

We also host the Populations Ethics group and share offices with the Centre for Effective Altruism.

FHI alumni are listed here.