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Staff count by year

Hover over a name to see the position and date range. This table only includes positions where at least the start date is known. The positions count can count the same person multiple times if they held different positions. For each year, a person is included if they were at the organization for any part of the year; this means the actual staff count at any point during the year can be lower.

Year Positions count Researchers General staff Associates Board members Advisors
2019 17 Anni Leskelä, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges Ozy Brennan Brian Tomasik, Dina Pomeranz, Klaus Wälde, Melinda Lohmann, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger
2020 27 Alexander Lyzhov, Anni Leskelä, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Daniel Rüthemann, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges Ozy Brennan Adrian Hutter, Brian Tomasik, David Pearce, Dina Pomeranz, Klaus Wälde, Lucius Caviola, Melinda Lohmann, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger, Ulla Wessels
2021 39 Alexander Lyzhov, Ali Merali, Anni Leskelä, Anthony DiGiovanni, Daniel Kokotajlo, David Althaus, David Althaus, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jia Yuan Loke, Johannes Treutlein, Julian Stastny, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Maxime Riché, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott, Persis Eskander Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Jesse Clifton, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges Ozy Brennan Adrian Hutter, Brian Tomasik, David Pearce, Dina Pomeranz, Klaus Wälde, Lucius Caviola, Melinda Lohmann, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger, Ulla Wessels
2022 39 Alexander Lyzhov, Ali Merali, Anni Leskelä, Anthony DiGiovanni, Daniel Kokotajlo, David Althaus, David Althaus, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jia Yuan Loke, Johannes Treutlein, Julian Stastny, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Maxime Riché, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott, Persis Eskander Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Jesse Clifton, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges Ozy Brennan Adrian Hutter, Brian Tomasik, David Pearce, Dina Pomeranz, Klaus Wälde, Lucius Caviola, Melinda Lohmann, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Thomas Metzinger, Ulla Wessels

Number of full-time staff at the beginning each year

The following table lists some dates and people who were at the organization on the given date (namely, the start of the year). The table may not list every person who worked for the organization (e.g. they could have joined and left in the middle of a single year). This table excludes associates, interns, advisors, and board members.

Date Staff count Staff
2019-01-01 3 David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Persis Eskander
2020-01-01 8 Anni Leskelä, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges
2021-01-01 10 Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Anni Leskelä, David Althaus, David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Persis Eskander, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges
2022-01-01 24 Alexander Lyzhov, Ali Merali, Amrit Sidhu-Brar, Anni Leskelä, Anthony DiGiovanni, Daniel Kokotajlo, David Althaus, David Althaus, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jesse Clifton, Jia Yuan Loke, Johannes Treutlein, Julian Stastny, Linh Chi Nguyen, Lukas Gloor, Maxime Riché, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott, Persis Eskander, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Stefan Torges

Full history of additions and subtractions

This table shows the full change history of positions. Each row corresponds to at least one addition or removal of a position. Additions are in green and subtractions are in red. If a position name changed, it is listed simultaneously as an addition (of the new name) and removal (of the old name) and colored yellow. Additionally there are faded variants of each color for visited links.

Date Number of positions Number of positions added Number of positions removed Positions added Positions removed
1 1 0 Max Daniel
2019-01-01 6 5 0 David Althaus, Johannes Treutlein, Ozy Brennan, Persis Eskander, Thomas Metzinger
2019-12-01 18 12 0 Anni Leskelä, Brian Tomasik, David Althaus, Dina Pomeranz, Klaus Wälde, Lukas Gloor, Melinda Lohmann, Rajshri Jayaraman, Sarah Dörpinghaus, Sascha Fink, Stefan Klein, Stefan Torges
2020-05-13 25 7 0 Adrian Hutter, Daniel Rüthemann, David Pearce, Lucius Caviola, Ole Martin Moen, Olle Häggström, Ulla Wessels
2020-07-17 26 1 0 Linh Chi Nguyen
2020-08-15 27 1 0 Alexander Lyzhov
2020-10-31 26 1 -2 Amrit Sidhu-Brar Alexander Lyzhov, Daniel Rüthemann
2021-01-13 28 2 0 Alexander Lyzhov, Maxime Riché
2021-04-01 38 10 0 Ali Merali, Anthony DiGiovanni, Emery Cooper, Eric Chen, Hadrien Pouget, Jesse Clifton, Julian Stastny, Michael Aird, Mojmír Stehlík, Paul Knott
2021-04-23 40 2 0 Daniel Kokotajlo, Jia Yuan Loke

List of people (42 positions)

Person Title Start date End date AI safety relation Subject Employment type Source Notes
Adrian Hutter Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [1], [2]
Alexander Lyzhov Research Fellow 2021-01-13 [3]
Alexander Lyzhov Summer Research Fellow 2020-08-15 2020-10-31 [4], [5]
Ali Merali Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Amrit Sidhu-Brar Operations Analyst 2020-10-31 part-time [1], [5]
Anni Leskelä Researcher 2019-12-01 [6]
Anthony DiGiovanni Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Brian Tomasik Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Daniel Kokotajlo Research Fellow 2021-04-23 [2]
Daniel Rüthemann Design 2020-05-13 2020-10-31 part-time [1], [5]
David Althaus Director of Strategy (Foundational Research Institute) 2019-01-01 [7]
David Althaus Researcher 2019-12-01 [6]
David Pearce Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [1], [2]
Dina Pomeranz Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Emery Cooper Researcher 2021-04-01 [2]
Eric Chen Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Hadrien Pouget Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Jesse Clifton Co-Executive Director 2021-04-01 [2]
Jia Yuan Loke Research Assistant & Office Manager 2021-04-23 [2]
Johannes Treutlein Research and Growth (Foundational Research Institute) 2019-01-01 [7]
Julian Stastny Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Klaus Wälde Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Linh Chi Nguyen Research Analyst 2020-07-17 [8]
Lucius Caviola Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [1], [2]
Lukas Gloor Senior Researcher 2019-12-01 [6], [9]
Max Daniel Researcher [10]
Maxime Riché Research Engineer 2021-01-13 contractor [3], [2]
Melinda Lohmann Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Michael Aird Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Mojmír Stehlík Research Fellow 2021-04-01 [2]
Ole Martin Moen Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [1], [2]
Olle Häggström Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [1], [2]
Ozy Brennan Research Associate (Wild Animal Suffering Research) 2019-01-01 [7]
Paul Knott Researcher 2021-04-01 [2]
Persis Eskander Executive Director (Wild Animal Suffering Research) 2019-01-01 [7]
Rajshri Jayaraman Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Sarah Dörpinghaus Catering 2019-12-01 [6]
Sascha Fink Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Stefan Klein Advisor 2019-12-01 advisor [6]
Stefan Torges Co-Executive Director 2019-12-01 [6]
Thomas Metzinger Advisor 2019-01-01 advisor [7]
Ulla Wessels Advisor 2020-05-13 advisor [1], [2]

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Organization documents (1 document)

Title Publication date Author Publisher Affected organizations Affected people Document scope Cause area Notes
Working at EA organizations series: Effective Altruism Foundation 2015-10-26 SoerenMind EA Forum Effective Altruism Foundation Hiring-related notice Effective altruism In this interview, Effective Altruism Foundation executive director Jonas Vollmer explains the current talent needs at the organization, as well as the interview process, position competitiveness, and why work at EAF

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