Eleonore Pauwels

Eleonore Pauwels is a Senior Fellow for the Global Center. She conducts in-depth research on security, governance, and ethical implications generated by the convergence of artificial intelligence with other dual-use technologies, including cybersecurity, genomics, and genome-editing. She provides expertise to the World Bank and the United Nations, as well as to governments and private sector actors, on AI-cyber prevention, the changing nature of conflict, foresight, and global security and counterterrorism. In 2018 and 2019, She served as Research Fellow on Emerging Cybertechnologies for the United Nations University’s Centre for Policy Research. At the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, she spent ten years within the Science and Technology Innovation Program, leading the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab. She is a former official of the European Commission’s Directorate on Science, Economy and Society. She is the author of a landmark report for the United Nations University, titled The New Geopolitics of Converging Risks: The UN and Prevention in the Era of AI.