Skip to content

Connor is the European Public Policy Lead at the Ada Lovelace Institute. Connor is based in Brussels, and is responsible for leading and delivering Ada’s influencing and engagement strategy on the governance and regulation of AI in Europe.

Prior to joining Ada, Connor worked in EU public affairs, where he led his team’s work on the EU’s AI Act and AI Liability Directive, while also working more broadly on EU data legislation. Besides this, Connor has worked in communications and analytical roles in an international organisation, a think tank, and a consultancy in his home city, Belfast.

Featured work


14 December 2023

Safe before sale

Learnings from the FDA’s model of life sciences oversight for foundation models


17 July 2023

Explainer: What is a foundation model?

This explainer is for anyone who wants to learn more about foundation models, also known as 'general-purpose artificial intelligence' or 'GPAI'.