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Sam Hilton

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Sam Hilton is a Research Affiliate at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk.

During Sam’s 5 years as a Civil Service policy adviser he worked on a number of long-term issues including leading the team responsible for the UK's civil nuclear safety policy and working in the Treasury's Financial Stability team, where he pulled together the 2016 amendments to the Banking Reform Act. Within the charity sector Sam has worked on advocacy and community-building at a senior level for a number of small start-up institutions, including founding and running Effective Altruism London, being Assistant Director at The Life You Can Save and helping to run The High Impact NetworK (THINK). Sam is excited to combine his entrepreneurial and government backgrounds to build support for future generations in UK policy.

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Caroline Baylon

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Caroline Baylon is part of the Secretariat of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Future Generations as well as a Research Affiliate at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER). Her research focuses on cybersecurity, AI, and defence topics.


She also serves as Rapporteur and an Expert Member of the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)’s Ad-Hoc Working Group on Artificial Intelligence Cybersecurity. She also has a background in foresight, serving as a facilitator for an executive education course on scenario planning taught at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Previously, Caroline was the lead on cyber security at Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs), where she headed projects on cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure, notably on those to nuclear facilities and satellites; on internet governance; and on cybercrime in West Africa.


She holds a Master of Science in Social Science of the Internet from Balliol College, University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University.

Disclaimer: Our views are not necessarily the views of our funders and we maintain organisational separation from our funders. Our agenda is set by our Parliamentary members and by ourselves (Caroline Baylon and Sam Hilton) as the Secretariat. We, the Secretariat, seek funding from sources who are keen to support that agenda.

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