The Turing Institute
Head of AI Governance and Regulatory Innovation
Florian Ostmann is Head of AI Governance and Regulatory Innovation within the Turing's public policy programme. In this role, Florian leads the Turing’s work on the AI Standards Hub – a new UK initiative dedicated to knowledge sharing, community building, strategic research, and international engagement around standardisation for AI technologies. More broadly, his work and areas of expertise include regulation and non-regulatory governance mechanisms related to data and AI as well as on the use of data science and AI to facilitate the work of regulatory bodies. Florian serves on the Royal Statistical Society’s Data Science Section Committee and has contributed to the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. In previous roles, he worked at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, as a consultant on autonomous vehicle policy, social impact measurement, and responsible investing, and for the Pan American Health Organization. Florian holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a PhD from University College London.