Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Director of Partnerships, AI for Good, Element AI

Sherif Elsayed-Ali is currently a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard Kennedy School and will soon join Element AI as director of partnerships, AI for Good. At Element AI, he will be responsible for establishing partnerships with other institutions to advance the public good using artificial intelligence. Formerly, Sherif founded Amnesty Tech, which leads Amnesty International’s work on the impact of technology on human rights and the potential uses of new technologies to advance human rights protection. He held a number of other positions at Amnesty, including as director of global issues with responsibility for the organization’s research and advocacy on transitional human rights issues, and before that was global head of refugee and migrants’s rights. Sherif studied engineering and international law at the American University in Cairo and has a master in public administration from Harvard Kennedy School.