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Matt is UK Public Policy Lead at the Ada Lovelace Institute. Matt is responsible for leading and delivering Ada’s influencing and engagement strategy on the governance and regulation of data and AI in the UK. 

Prior to joining Ada, Matt worked at the Open Data Institute, leading projects on data for climate action and on novel approaches to policymaking. Matt previously worked for the Labour Party, including as a political advisor to members of the Shadow Cabinet, and as a researcher for Shadow Science Minister Chi Onwurah MP. 

Outside of work, Matt is a board member for a small charity that provides affordable mental health support to members of the LGBTQ community.  

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18 July 2023

Regulating AI in the UK

Strengthening the UK's proposals for the benefit of people and society

Policy Briefing

18 July 2023

Policy briefing: Regulating AI in the UK

This briefing examines the UK’s current plans for AI regulation an sets out recommendations for the Government and the Foundation Model Taskforce