Michael Plant, Director of the Happier Lives Institute and PhD Candidate in Philosophy at the University of Oxford.
Entering the third year of a DPhil in Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford. His thesis focuses on finding most effective ways for individuals and governments to increase world happiness. Michael’s main subject areas of interest are moral philosophy, applied ethics, effective altruism, population ethics and moral uncertainty. Michael is also currently helping Peter Singer write a book on population and is the founder of Hippo, a start-up building a happiness tracker-trainer app.