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Maxime Stauffer

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Simon Institute for Longterm Governance

Maxime is co-founder and chief executive officer of the Simon Institute for Longterm Governance. His work focuses on the governance of low-probability, high-impact risks from emerging technologies and on the representation of future generations in policy processes.

Previously, he was a senior science-policy officer at the Geneva Science-Policy Interface, a research fellow at the Global Studies Institute, an advisor to the European Commission’s Joint Research Center, and a researcher at the Geneva Graduate Institute.

Maxime has written and worked on evidence-based policymaking, risk governance, and decision-making under uncertainty. He also co-founded Effective Altruism Geneva and the Social Complexity Lab Geneva.