Our Expert Network

Our coaches can connect you to researchers from our network of over 100 experts, who can help you find the most important open questions in your field.

Philip Trammel

Philip Trammel is a research affiliate at the Global Priorities Institute at Oxford University. He advises students on applications of economic theory to global priorities research.

Cassidy Nelson

Cassidy Nelson is Co-Lead of the Biosecurity Research Group at the Future of Humanity Institute. She advises students on health security, biosecurity and pandemic prevention.

Vanessa Kosoy

Vanessa is a research associate at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. She advises students in mathematics, computer science and other quantitative degrees interested in human aligned artificial intelligence research.

David Denkenberger

David Denkenberger co-founded and directs the Alliance to Feed the Earth in Disasters (ALLFED). He has 65 peer-reviewed publications and is the third most prolific author in the field of existential and global catastrophic risk.

Maxime Stauffer

Maxime is a co-founder and chief executive officer of the Simon Institute for Longterm Governance. Max advises students in political science, behavioural sciences, mathematics and physics interested in improving political decision making.

Parendi Birdie

Parendi Birdie is the Head of Brand Strategy at Mission Barns. She advises students who are interested in both technical and non-technical areas of the field of cellular agriculture.

David Moss

David is the Principal Research Manager at Rethink Priorities and a research fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University. David advises students interested in moral psychology and empirical social science.

David Rhys Bernard

David is a PhD student at the Paris School of Economics. David advises students in applied economics, econometrics, development economics, forecasting, and global priorities research.

Noga Aharony

Noga is a PhD student currently working on how to better represent data from DNA sequencing. She is also a recipient of the Open Philanthropy Project Early Career Scholarship. She advises students interested in reducing catastrophic risks from engineered pathogens.

S. J. Beard

SJ is an academic programme manager and senior researcher at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at Cambridge University. Previously, they were a postdoctoral research fellow with the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford and have a PhD in Philosophy from the London School of Economics.

Aleš Flídr

Aleš is a Biosecurity Program Associate at Convergent Research. Previously, he was research assistant to Dr Eric Drexler at the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford and the youngest research assistant hired by DeepMind.