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Jacob Turner          

International Lawyer & Author

Jacob Turner is a barrister and author. His book, Robot Rules: Regulating Artificial Intelligence (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) discusses how to address legal responsibility, rights and ethics for AI. He has been quoted on regulating AI in publications including The Economist, Wired and Al Jazeera.

He has acted for sovereign states such as Argentina, Greece, Russia, and Iraq. He has previously worked in the legal department of a country's Permanent Mission to the UN in New York, and also as a speechwriter to the ambassador and a clerk to a UK Supreme Court Justice.

He is a member of the advisory board of Conflict Analytics Lab, a research-based consortium on artificial intelligence and data analytics applied to conflict resolution and negotiation.

Turner holds law degrees from Oxford University, UK, and Harvard University, USA, and has lectured at universities including Oxford, Cambridge, and King's College London.

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