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Jean-Marc Rickli

Dr. Jean-Marc Rickli is the Head of Global and Emerging Risks at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) in Geneva, Switzerland. He holds the position of co-chair for the NATO Partnership for Peace Consortium's working group on emerging security challenges and serves as a senior advisor for the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Initiative at the Future Society. Additionally, he contributes to The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems and represents the GCSP at the United Nations as part of the Governmental Group of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS). Dr. Rickli is a member of the advisory board of Tech4Trust, a Swiss startup acceleration program focused on digital trust and cybersecurity. Prior to his current roles, Dr. Rickli served as an assistant professor at the Department of Defence Studies at King's College London. Dr. Rickli earned his PhD and MPhil in International Relations from Oxford University, UK, where he was honored as a Berrow scholar at Lincoln College. He has authored the book "Surrogate Warfare: The Transformation of War in the Twenty-first Century," published by Georgetown University Press. Having gained extensive experience, Dr. Rickli has lived and worked in various regions, including Europe, the USA, the Middle East, and China.

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