Max Daniel is a Senior Research Scholar at the Future of Humanity Institute. His research interests include the governance of risks from transformative artificial intelligence, machine learning-based approaches to reducing such risks, and the macrostrategy of how to best shape the long-term future. He currently investigates how competitive dynamics (“races”) between AI developers might exacerbate risk. Max holds a master’s in mathematics with a minor in philosophy from Heidelberg University. Before joining FHI, he led the research wing of the Effective Altruism Foundation.