Olivia is Director of Ethics and Policy of Soul Machines and Senior Lecturer at University of Canterbury. Benefiting from a multidisciplinary background in artificial intelligence (AI), economics, law, and political science, she is interested in developing sustainable policies to enable beneficial development and societal adoption of emerging technologies, in particular AI. Her core focus is on developing robust regulatory and governance frameworks and proactively tackling economic, ethical, legal, societal, and policy issues raised by such technologies.
She is member of the OECD Network of Experts (ONE
AI), the Future of Work Working Group of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), and serves as an expert on ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 42 - Artificial Intelligence and CEN/CENELEC JTC21 - Artificial Intelligence.