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Full-Time

Director – Head of Public Policy

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DeepMind

DeepMind

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops artificial general intelligence systems

AI & Machine Learning

Senior, Expert

London, UK

Category
Legal
Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Public Policy
Public Speaking
Requirements
  • Extensive experience in government relations and/or public affairs in the UK, EU, and/or US
  • Demonstrated experience developing and successfully achieving policy initiatives with first-in-kind technologies, and building positive relationships with constituencies and coalitions in the process
  • Strong executive presence and ability to interact effectively at the highest levels of the organisation
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire high performing, cross-functional teams in a global, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated public speaking ability
  • Strong existing relationships and credibility with senior leaders at government entities, civil society organisations, and other third parties relevant to AI governance
  • Experience leading a global policy team covering multiple regions with complex regulatory environments
  • Senior-level experience in a government entity or international organisation
  • Recognised thought leader on AI and/or technology & science policy matters
  • Advanced degree in relevant field
Responsibilities
  • Advise senior executives on critical policy matters and engagements with high-level government and civil society leaders globally, with an emphasis on the UK, EU, and US
  • Lead and manage the Public Policy team, and work with team members and cross-functional partners at Google DeepMind and Google to develop and implement global policy strategies for first-in-kind technologies
  • Lead the development of Google DeepMind’s positions on emerging and relevant public policy issues, working closely with our outstanding technical teams and researchers
  • Drive key operational projects and processes, and partner strategically with GDM leadership, proactively identifying risks and opportunities to shape priorities and improve operations
  • Build and maintain global connections with senior policymakers, policy leads in peer tech companies, and the wider policy community
  • Partner and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to analyse policy initiatives, advise on risks and opportunities, and develop company policy positions and messaging
  • Provide and share insight into relevant emerging political and policy trends, helping to craft our strategy, anticipate issues, risks and opportunities

This company leads in the field of artificial general intelligence (AGI), with notable applications across healthcare, energy management, and biotechnology. Their work in early diagnostic tools for eye diseases, optimizing energy usage in major data centers, and groundbreaking contributions to protein structure prediction underlines their commitment to harnessing AI for diverse practical applications. The company's dedication to pushing the boundaries of AI technology not only propels the industry forward but also creates a dynamic and impactful working environment for its employees.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$503.3M

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2010

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

28%

1 year growth

74%

2 year growth

104%