Peter is the co-founder and co-Executive Director of Rethink Priorities. Prior to running Rethink Priorities, he was a data scientist in industry for five years at DataRobot, Avant, Clearcover, and other companies. He also has a Triple Master Rank on Kaggle (an international data science competition) and have achieved top 1% performance in five different Kaggle competitions. He was a previous long-time board member at Animal Charity Evaluators and he continues to serve on the board at Charity Science.
Jessica serves as a consultant for industry trade associations, specializing in the areas of renewable energy and environment. Her work includes government affairs, regulatory reform, and public relations in the US and Europe, as well as membership management, fundraising, and corporate event planning.
Ed is a Global Ecommerce Search Manager at Blueair.
Baxter Bullock is the Co-founder of Students for High-Impact Charity (SHIC) and RC Forward. Prior to Rethink Charity’s founding, Baxter served as the Programs Director for the Charity Science Foundation. He was also a high school math teacher for 4 years.
Tee Barnett previously served as the Senior Director of Growth at Rethink Charity and co-founded Students for High-Impact Charity (SHIC). He earned his M.A. in International Development from National Chengchi University (政治大學) in Taipei.
Alexander is a longstanding member of the EA community, having taken the Giving What We Can pledge in 2013. He has spent most of that time earning to give, and donated to a variety of organizations involved in movement-building, as well as to Givewell-recommended charities.
Travis graduated from the University of Alberta in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Commerce in Honors Accounting. He has worked in public practice in Edmonton Alberta for 5 years, specializing in US/Canada cross-border tax issues. He obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2016.
Ozzie is a Research Scholar at the Future of Humanity Institute, currently working in forecasting infrastructure research. He’s previously worked at 80,000 hours and has cofounded multiple tech companies, including Guesstimate.
Kalista has dedicated the last 12 years of her career to fundraising for animal welfare causes, after having been persuaded to prioritize the plight of animals during her philosophy courses at the University of Southern California. Nearly four years ago she started the philanthropy department at Animal Charity Evaluators, and became increasingly involved in the Effective Altruism community, solidifying her commitment to effective advocacy for farmed animals. She currently serves as the Senior Director of Development for The Humane League.
Colm Ó Riain
As Head of Growth at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Colm coordinates MIRI's philanthropic strategy and supports recruitment as MIRI grows. After 15 years working in the video game industry at companies including Electronic Arts and Activision, he moved into philanthropy work at Zynga.org and Harmony Project Bay Area before joining MIRI in July 2016. He has a master’s degree in AI from the University of Rochester and a joint honours bachelor’s in Mathematics and Computer Science. Colm is also a professional violinist and composer.