Xavier O’Rourke

Xavier O’Rourke
  • Co-founder
  • Company: Effective Altruism ANU

Xavier O’Rourke has undergraduate degrees in astrophysics and economics from the Australian National University and is currently undertaking a research master’s degree at ANU focusing on artificial general intelligence under the supervision of Prof. Marcus Hutter. Xavier is the Vice-President and Co-founder of Effective Altruism ANU and intends to devote his career to reducing existential risks posed by smarter-than-human machine intelligence through either policy, advocacy or direct research.