Antony Jenkins and the Chartered Body Alliance call for the benefits of AI to be shared more widely

  • 8 May 2018
  • Press release | News

Speaking this morning at a Chartered Body Alliance event to discuss the many ethical questions raised by the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in financial services, Antony Jenkins, Founder of 10x Future Technologies and former CEO of Barclays, said: “AI’s biggest impact could be on the world of work. As automation gathers pace, it’s not clear that there will be enough new jobs to replace those that are lost. We urgently need to be having a wider conversation to ensure that the benefits of AI are shared widely, and don’t cause further inequalities.”

Antony also shared his insights into how the financial services profession should respond to a technology-led future. He emphasised the need for non-technical financial services professionals to be curious about developments in AI and new digital technologies, and how they are being deployed not just in financial services. 
 

Matthew Ball

Matthew Ball

Head of Public Affairs, Policy & Communications

 

Matthew is responsible for leading the implementation of the Institute’s strategic and operational plans for public affairs, communications and thought-leadership.

Matthew has over 20 years’ experience working as a senior Parliamentary/Political Affairs Professional with a wealth of skills across all areas of public affairs, joining the Institute in 2015 to help raise its profile with key stakeholders. Matthew has worked for MPs, co-founded a public affairs agency and run think-tanks providing him with considerable knowledge of the operations of regulators and government. He is also an expert in the UK Parliamentary Process.

Matthew was Administrative Secretary to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Building Societies and Financial Mutuals between 2003 and 2013 and immediately prior to working for the Institute, was Chief Executive of the financial services think-tank, New City Agenda.

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