New Zealand


Computer Science
International Relations

University of Canterbury& University of Bonn

Dr. Olivia J. Erdelyi is an internationally recognized AI ethics and policy expert and consultant with a multidisciplinary background in AI, economics, law, and political science. Her work centers around developing sustainable policies and robust regulatory and governance frameworks to enable beneficial development and societal adoption of emerging technologies, in particular AI. She is active in international AI policymaking and advises governments and organizations on their journey towards AI readiness.Beyond her current roles as Senior Lecturer at University of Canterbury, Mercator Visiting Professor at University of Bonn, Partner, AI Ethics and Governance at PHI Institute, and consultant to the OECD, Olivia is serving as an expert on various AI policy and standardization bodies, including the OECD Network of Experts (ONE AI), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).Prior to these roles, she was Director of Ethics and Policy at Soul Machines, served as an expert on the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), and has worked with international law firms, the Court of Justice of the European Union, and the European Commission in corporate law and European and international financial regulation and policy.  

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