Anders Sandberg has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering but is currently in the philosophy department of Oxford University, at the Future of Humanity Institute. Anders’ research centres on management of societal and ethical issues surrounding human enhancement and new technology, estimating the capabilities of future technologies, and low-probability high-impact risks. Topics of particular interest include global catastrophic risk, cognitive biases, cognitive enhancement, collective intelligence, neuroethics and public policy.
He is currently senior researcher in the FHI-Amlin collaboration on systemic risk of risk modelling. He is also research associate to the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. He has worked on enhancement neuroethics within the EU project ENHANCE, and robust risk estimation as an AXA research fellow.