ESRC Digital Good Network

Management team

  • Gina Neff Associate Director, Sustainability Challenge Lead Executive Director of the Minderoo Centre for Technology & Democracy at the University of Cambridge Gina Neff

Professor Gina Neff is the Executive Director of the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy at the University of Cambridge. She is on the executive leadership team and chair of the strategy group for UKRI Responsible AI UK (RAI) and associate director of the ESRC Digital Good Network.

Her books include Venture Labor (MIT Press 2012), Self-Tracking (MIT Press 2016) and Human-Centered Data Science (MIT Press 2022).

She is a member of the Strategic Advisory Network for ESRC, where she also provides assurance for ESRC doctoral training requirements and she serves on the board of directors for the (US) Social Science Research Council. She also sits on the board of trustees for the Institute for the Future of Work. She was awarded the 2019 University of Oxford Social Science Division Teaching Excellence Award for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision for her work leading the DPhil at the Oxford Internet Institute.

Her academic research has won both engineering and social sciences awards. Professor Neff led the team that won the 2021 Webby for the best educational website on the Internet, for the A to Z of AI, which has reached over 1 million people in 17 different languages.

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