Co-ordinators

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Wendi Fan

Director

Wendi accidentally fell into working on CaSPAR and she’s been having a blast with it since. Currently she is trying to deal with some basic ops work, like figuring out the meaning of life and what
her future path should be. Once this is out of the way, she can focus on the important things like board games, origami and bouldering

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Zeli (Benjamin) Wang

Operations

Benjamin is a maths student at Cambridge and is exploring ways to use machine learning for good and for fun. Having attended CaSPAR 2019, he wants the next one to be fantastic too. He enjoys training for triathlon, songs from musicals, and YouTube binging.

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Zakee Ulhaq

Programme Manager

Zak completed their undergraduate degree in Mathematics in 2019, and has worked with YC-backed non-profits and Oxford University. In their spare time they enjoy philosophy, old films and new experiences.

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Neel Nanda

Junior Counsellor

Neel finished his undergraduate degree in maths at Cambridge in 2020, and has spent the last year transitioning from maths into AI research. He will soon start work at Anthropic, trying to figure out what on earth is going inside neural networks. In his spare time, he gets excited about blogging, teaching, meeting new people, and optimising things.

Instructors

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Matthew Rahtz

Research Engineer

DeepMind

Matthew grew fed up with neuroscience and switched to AI. His other interests include productive disagreement, improv, and convincing people that vegan dessert can taste good.

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James Bell

Research Associate

Alan Turing Institute

James has a PhD in probability theory and is currently working on privacy and cryptography. He'd like to know how we can know what is true and is on the board of his local Unitarian Chapel.

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Alex Hill

Research Software Engineer

Imperial College London

Alex has a PhD in logic, and her all time intellectual hero is Bertrand Russell. She is passionate about good software and good science.

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Max Daniel

Senior Research Scholar

FHI, Oxford University

Max is using game theory to study
competition and it's role in the run up to existential catastrophes. He likes extreme metal, teaching, weird issues in the philosophy of language, and general abstract nonsense.

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Tamara Borine

Data Scientist
Competition & Markets Authority

Tam is a civil servant with mediocre Python and AWS skills. She does things outside her job description too, like tech policy advising. She also co-founded CaSPAR back in the day. When not working, she likes to have fun and stuff.

Staff Alumni

Adria Garriga-Alonso Gonzales

Jaime Sevilla

Co-founder

Operations

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