Lorena Jaume-Palasí

Lorena Jaume-Palasí is the founder of The Ethical Tech Society, a non-profit organization researching processes of automation and digitization with regards to their social relevance. Lorena researches the ethics of digitization and automation. In this context, she also deals with questions of legal philosophy. In 2017 she was appointed by the Spanish government to the High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence and Data Policy. She is a Fellow of the Bucerius Foundation and a member of the Advisory Board on Education and Discourse of the Goethe Institute. She is one of the 100 experts of the Cotec Foundation for her work on automation and ethics. Lorena has testified before the German Parliament, the European Parliament and the European Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Ethics on several occasions. She additionally leads projects on Internet Governance in Asia and Africa. Lorena is regularly consulted by international organizations, associations and governments. She has co-authored and edited various publications on internet governance and regularly writes on data protection, privacy and publicity, public goods and discrimination.

In 2018 she was awarded the Theodor Heuss Medal for "her contribution to a differentiated view of algorithms and their mechanisms" for AlgorithmWatch initiative.