Sacha Alanoca

Senior AI Policy Researcher & Head of Community Development
🇫🇷  Paris

As Senior AI Policy Researcher, Sacha manages projects and research centered on the governance, policy and ethics of AI systems. Her research topics range from national AI policies in the Global South, international initiatives for trustworthy AI adoption including AI ethical guidelines with a focus on privacy and algorithmic fairness, the use of independent audits for AI systems, and civic empowerment platforms such as the AI Civic Forum.

She recently led the publication “Responsible AI in Pandemic Response” for the Global Partnership on AI (GPAI). Sacha also leads our community development composed of over 60 Advisors and Affiliates from leading academic, policy and industry backgrounds, working on topics such as AI national strategies, AI for development, algorithmic bias or existential risks.

Previously, Sacha worked at the OECD Development Center in Paris. She also researched the impact of social and ecological trends in Latin America at two leading think tanks in Brazil and Chile. Sacha has a Masters in International Public Management from the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po where she studied Emerging Economies, Digital Innovation, and computer programming. Sacha did a graduate exchange at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and Harvard Kennedy School. Sacha is Franco-Chilean.