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Working Group on the Future of Work

The GPAI Future of Work (FoW) Working Group’s mandate and scope are to:

  • Conduct critical technical analysis on how the deployment of AI can affect workers and working environments as well as how workers and employers can better design the future of work.
  • Address how AI can be used in the workplace to empower workers, how employers and workers can prepare for the future of work, and how job quality, inclusiveness, and health & safety can be preserved or even improved.
  • Include a focus on the education and training needed to prepare the future workforce.

Current projects

The Working Group on the Future of Work pursued the following projects in 2022:

GPAI expert reports


Future of Work Working Group Report (November 2022)

AI Living Lab Report (November 2022)

AI Observation Platform Report (November 2022)

AI for Fair Work Report (November 2022)



 Future of Work Working Group Report (November 2021)

 AI Observatory at the Workplace (November 2021)



Future of Work Working Group Report (November 2020)

Our experts

Group contact point: GPAI Paris Centre of Expertise

Group participants

  • U.B. Desai, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (co-chair)
  • Matthias Peissner, Fraunhofer IAO (co-chair)
  • Janine Berg, International Labour Organization (Switzerland)
  • Nicolas Blanc, CFE CGC National Digital Delegate (France)
  • Manuel Cebrián, Max Planck Research Group (Spain)
  • Arisa Ema, University of Tokyo, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (Japan)
  • Yann Ferguson, The Toulouse Institute of Technology (France)
  • Jenny Grensman, Sveriges ingenjörer/The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers (Sweden)
  • Yuko Harayama, RIKEN (Japan)
  • Rina Joosten, Seedlink Technologies (Netherlands)
  • Bogumił Kamiński, Warsaw School of Economics (Poland)
  • Palmer Luckey, Anduril Industries and Oculus VR (United States)
  • Johan Moesgaard Andersen, Danish Metal-Workers Union (Denmark)
  • King-Wang Poon, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at Singapore University of Technology and Design (Singapore)
  • Saiph Savage, Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences; Northeastern Civic A.I. Lab. (Mexico)
  • Basheerhamad Shadrach, CEMCA; Commonwealth of Learning (India)
  • Alexandre Shee, SAMA (Canada)
  • Márcio da Silva Arantes, SENAI (Brazil)
  • Borys Stokalski, VersaBox and RETHINK (Poland)
  • Risto Uuk, Future of Life Institute (Estonia)
  • Lucía Velasco, School of Transnational Governance. European University Institute (EUI) (Spain)
  • Kyoko Yoshinaga, Institute for Technology Law & Policy, Georgetown University Law Center (Japan)


  • Stijn Broecke, OECD



  • Callum Cant, Oxford Internet Institute (United Kingdom)
  • Sumohana Channappayya, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (India)
  • Matthew Cole, Oxford Internet Institute (United Kingdom)
  • Masayo Fujimoto, Faculty of Sociology, Doshisha University; Research Center for Work Styles, Science and Technology (Japan)
  • Rieko Ikeda, Doshisha University (Japan)
  • Deepak John Mathew, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (India)
  • Takashi Matsumoto, Research Center for Future Vision, The University of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Aleksandra Przegalińska, Kozminski University (Poland)