Member, AI Expert Group, European Commission, Belgium

Andrea Renda directs a research group on Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy (GRID) at the CEPS. He is a non-resident Senior Fellow at Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics. From September 2017, he holds the “Google Chair” for Digital Innovation at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). For this academic year (2018/2019), he is also a Fellow of the Columbia Institute of Tele-information (CITI) at Columbia University, New York. His current research interests fall at the intersection of technology and policymaking and include regulation and policy evaluation, regulatory governance, innovation and competition policies, and the ethical and policy challenges of emerging digital technologies. He is a Member of the High-Level Group on Economic and Social Impacts of Research of the European Commission, DG RTD; a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence; a member of the European Commission’s Blockchain Observatory and Forum; and a member of the Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence set up by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. He leads the CEPS Task Forces on Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain.