Artificial intelligence: The role of the Office for AI

In this session you will get insight from Rannia Leontaridi, Director Office for AI at BEIS and Sana Khareghani, Head of UK Government Office for Artificial Intelligence at DCMS

It will be your opportunity to hear about how the Office for AI is supporting and overseeing the implementation of the UK’s AI strategy. You wil also learn how the office is advising government on how to improve its use of the technology, how it works with the AI council, and how it aims to boost the understanding of AI in the business world, and identify barriers to growth and innovation.

About the Speakers

Rannia Leontaridi, Director Office for AI at BEIS: The Office for Artificial Intelligence is a joint organisation between the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport (DCMS). The Director is responsible for the Artificial Intelligence Grand Challenge under the new UK Industrial Strategy: Putting the UK at the forefront of the Artificial Intelligence and data revolution.

Rannia is also the Director for Business Growth, Rannia is the HM Government lead for enterprise policy, enabling UK businesses from all walks of life to start well, be productive, scale and grow.

Sana Khareghani, Head of UK Government Office for Artificial Intelligence at DCMS: Sana is responsible for running the new joint Office for Artificial Intelligence for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).The office for AI is a new body aimed to make the UK a global centre for AI.


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