Andrew Snyder-Beattie

Research Exercise Leader, 2016 - 2019


Andrew Snyder-Beattie was the Director of Research at the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI), University of Oxford, and served as the Horizon Scanning Project Leader at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence. He formerly led a research collaboration between the Oxford Martin School and Amlin plc, overseeing a team of four researchers.

Before serving as director of research, Andrew was a project manager at FHI, responsible for fundraising, recruitment, and outreach.  While at FHI, he raised over $3.5m in research funding, advised governments and foreign ministries on artificial intelligence policy, and wrote editorials for the Guardian, Ars Technica, and the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists which in total have received over 750,000 readers.  He holds a master’s degree in biomathematics.

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Andrew Snyder-Beattie


Andrew Snyder-Beattie

Horizon-Scanning and Road-Mapping

This project involves mapping the landscape of potential AI breakthroughs and their social consequences. The speed and direction of AI development will likely be shaped by hardware and algorithmic breakthroughs, conceptual developments in areas such as neuroscience and statistics, and social changes across political, industrial, and public dimensions. Keeping track of these developments will help to […]