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Henry Franks

Henry Franks

Chief Technology Officer, Climate Policy Radar

Henry is CTO of Climate Policy Radar, an open source non-profit using AI to unlock climate law and policy. He is a technology and product leader with over a decade of experience building startups deploying innovative data- and machine learning-dense products. Leveraging expertise in computer science, software engineering, data science and machine learning, Henry holds an MEng and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Warwick (involving research into the nature of cooperation in society and application of those insights to algorithmic societies). Henry has worked on products involving large language models, NLP, search, topic modelling, time series analytics, risk modelling, and IoT data at high scale, and guest lectures on AI ethics and regulation at the Dickson Poon School of Law KCL and Notre Dame University.