University of Canterbury
Lecturer, School of Law
Olivia Erdelyi is lecturer at University of Canterbury, School of Law. Benefiting from a multidisciplinary background in artificial intelligence (AI), economics, law, and political science, she is interested in developing sustainable policies to enable beneficial development and societal adoption of emerging technologies, in particular AI. Her core focus is on developing robust regulatory and governance frameworks and proactively tackling economic, ethical, legal, societal, and policy issues raised by such technologies. She is member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI (ONE AI), the AI forum of New Zealand’s working group ”Forging a Coordinated AI Strategy for New Zealand,” and is involved in an AI policy initiative spearheaded by the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the New Zealand government. Prior to this role, she worked with international law firms, the Court of Justice of the European Union, and the European Commission in corporate law and international financial regulation.