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Haydn Belfield

Associate Fellow


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 particular artificial intelligence.

He frequently advises tech companies and governments on these challenges, 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.

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