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Pete is the Director of the PHG Foundation, a health policy think tank and linked charity of the University of Cambridge, with the mission ‘to make science work for health’.  He has researched and written on many subjects in biomedicine and biotechnology including assisted reproductive technologies, genomics and genomic medicine, AI and data science, agricultural biotechnology and public engagement.  Before joining PHG, Pete was Associate Director at the Nuffield Council on Bioethics (London, UK) and, before that, he led the staff of the Human Genetics Commission, the UK Government’s strategic advisory body on the implications of developments in genetics for individuals and society.  He has previously held policy positions at the UK’s Department of Health and the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority and has served in representative and advisory roles on number of national and international bodies, including the Council of Europe Bioethics Committee, the UNESCO Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee, the World Economic Forum Global Futures Council on Biotechnology and the Global Observatory for Genome Editing.  Pete read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Trinity College, Oxford, and has a PhD in philosophy from the University of Warwick.