Areeq Chowdhury is the Head of Think Tank at Future Advocacy focusing on the social, economic, and political impact of artificial intelligence and emerging technologies. A graduate from the University of Birmingham, Areeq has worked at the Foreign Office; the Department for Culture, Media and Sport; KPMG; London City Hall; and the UK Parliament. He is the founder of WebRoots Democracy, a think tank centred on the intersection of technology and democratic participation.