Dr Shamil Chandaria is a senior professional with a multi-disciplinary background and 30 years experience in mathematical modelling of diverse systems. His initial educational background as an undergraduate was in Natural Sciences and later Economics at Cambridge University. His PhD, from the London School of Economics, was in mathematical modelling of financial economic systems using stochastic differential equations and optimal control theory. He also has an MA in Philosophy from University College London where he developed an interest in philosophy of science and philosophical issues in biology and neuroscience. Shamil was previously a visiting academic at the Future of Humanities Institute at Oxford and is a Strategic Advisor at DeepMind.