Previously I was Assistant Director at the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute. I was a co-founder of the Centre for Effective Altruism and I have a PhD (DPhil) in physics from Oxford University. I was a member of President Obama’s Energy and Environment Policy Team during the 2008 Presidential election, and I was Climate Science Advisor to the Office of the President of the Maldives. I was also named a “Global Shaper” by the World Economic Forum. A full biography is available here.