Matthew van der Merwe

Research Assistant to the Director

Matthew works with Nick Bostrom on his ongoing research. From 2018–2020 he worked as researcher and project manager on Toby Ord’s book — The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity. Previously, he worked as an equities analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, researching global cement markets. He has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge.