Dr. Niel Bowerman is Assistant Director at the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute. Niel co-founded the Centre for Effective Altruism, the Global Priorities Project, and was Acting Executive Director of 80,000 Hours. Niel has a PhD (DPhil) in Physics from Oxford University.
During the 2008 presidential election Niel was a member of President Obama’s Energy and Environment Policy Team. Niel sat on the Executive Committee of the G8 Research Group: UK, was the Executive Director of Climatico, and was Climate Science Advisor to the Office of the President of the Maldives.