Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge

Haydn Belfield is a Research Associate and Academic Project Manager at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. He works on the international security challenges posed by emerging technologies, in artificial intelligence.

He frequently advises tech companies and governments on these and was an author of The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation. He has a background in policy and politics, including as a Senior Parliamentary Researcher to a British Shadow Cabinet Minister and a Policy Associate to the University of Oxford’s Global Priorities Project.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Oxford, Philosophy, Politics & Economics