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Adrian Weller

Programme Director


Adrian Weller is a principal research fellow in machine learning at the University of Cambridge. He has broad interests across machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), their commercial applications, and helping to ensure beneficial outcomes for society.

Adrian is Programme Director for AI at The Alan Turing Institute, the UK national institute for data science and AI, where he is also a Turing Fellow leading work on safe and ethical AI. He is a principal research fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) leading work on Trust and Transparency; the David MacKay Newton research fellow at Darwin College; and an advisor to the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), and the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER).

Adrian serves on the boards of several organizations, including the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI). He is co-director of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) programme on Human-centric Machine Learning, and a member of the UNESCO Ad Hoc Expert Group on the Ethics of AI.

Previously, Adrian held senior positions in finance.


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