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GPAI Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is an elected body comprised of five government members from the Council and six non-government representatives from the GPAI Multistakeholder Experts Group Plenary. It implements the direction of the Council, including development of the work plan and establishment of Working Groups, and provides substantive guidance and direction to the GPAI Secretariat and Centres of Expertise, as needed.

The Government of France will co-chair the 2021-2022 GPAI Steering Committee with the Multi-stakeholder Experts Group Plenary Chair.

Committee members

Steering Committee Co-Chairs

 
Lead Council Chair, Government of France representative

Renaud Vedel
National Coordinator for Artificial Intelligence

 

Chair of GPAI Multistakeholder Experts Group Plenary

Baroness Joanna Shields
CEO, BenevolentAI

 

Steering Committee Delegates

 
Incoming Council Chair, Government of Japan representative

Yoichi Iida
Deputy Director General for G7/G20 Relations,
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications 

 

Outgoing Council Chair, Government of Canada representative

Jordan Zed
Director General, External and Trade Policy Branch,
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

 

Government of Brazil representative

José Gustavo Sampaio Gontijo
Director of Digital Innovation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation

 

Government of the United States representative

Lynne E. Parker
Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Assistant Director of AI,
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

 

Science representative 

Yuko Harayama
Executive Director, RIKEN

 

Industry representative 

Andreas Liebl
Managing Director, Unternehmer TUM GmbH

 

Civil society representative 

Nicolas Miailhe
Co-Founder & President, The Future Society

 

International organization representative

Francesca Rossi
Incoming President, Association for the Advancement of AI

 

Labour/trade union representative 

n/a

 

Permanent observer 

OECD

 

Observer 

Tawfik Jelassi
Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO