Information for Milan Griffes

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GiveWell Research Analyst 2014-08-01 2016-06-04 full-time [1], [2]
Ought Collaborator position [3]

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Where are Leverage research staff now? 2019-08-03 anonymoose Effective Altruism Forum Leverage Research, Paradigm Academy, Reserve Geoff Anders, Milan Griffes Third-party commentary on organization Rationality improvement The question post asks where former Leverage Research staff are now based, after the shutdown of Leverage Research. Milan Griffes, in his answers, lists Paradigm Academy and Reserve (a stablecoin company) as two places Leverage Research staff have headed to
Why did three GiveWell board members resign in April 2019? 2019-04-03 Milan Griffes Effective Altruism Forum GiveWell Rob Reich, Brigid Slipka, Tom Rutledge, Elie Hassenfeld Board member departure Charity evaluator Milan Griffes asks people what they know about the reasons for the departure of three board members from GiveWell announced at [4] The comments and answers discuss the resignation letters posted by Rob Reich and Brigid Slipka at [5] and [6] respectively, and also the response of GiveWell Executive Director (ED) Elie Hassenfeld at [7] Griffes also links to and pastes questions by him and answers from Catherine Hollander of GiveWell in the GiveWell open thread [8]
Does anyone know what happened at CEA regarding the leadership change? 2019-02-26 Milan Griffes Effective Altruism Facebook group Centre for Effective Altruism Larissa Hesketh-Rowe Employee departure Effective altruism/movement growth Milan Griffes seeks more background for the public announcement of the departure of CEA CEO Larissa Hesketh-Rowe [9] In the comments, Sam Deere of CEA says "We don't provide specific details when staff depart the organisation." Also, others in the comments say that the announcement by CEA was unprofessional in many ways. Relatedly, Milan notes in the comments that Kerry Vaughan also appears to have left CEA
Leverage Research: reviewing the basic facts 2018-08-03 throwaway Effective Altruism Forum Leverage Research, Paradigm Academy, Institute for Philosophical Research, Center for Applied Rationality Geoff Anders, Tara MacAulay, Buck Shlegeris, Milan Griffes, Evan Gaensbauer, Jeff Kaufman Third-party commentary on organization Rationality improvement The post lists key publicly known facts about Leverage Research and its sister organizations Paradigm Academy and Institute for Philosophical Reseach. The comments include anecdata and opinions about the organizations from a number of leading individuals in the effective altruism community
Should you work at GiveWell? Reflections from a recent employee. 2016-08-15 Milan Griffes 80,000 Hours GiveWell Milan Griffes Job experience Charity evaluator Milan Griffes, who worked at GiveWell from August 2014 to May 2016, describes his experience working for the organization. He lists the following positives: worldview building, professional skills, networking within the effective altruism community, and humanitarian impact. He lists the following as things GiveWell does well as an employer: flexible working schedule, access to co-founders and senior staff, receptiveness to staff input, clear communication about performance and trajectory, and hard-working culture. He lists the following areas to improve upon: top-down decision making, time tracking, performance evaluation, team building, and lack of explicit emphasis on self-care. The original post was on the author's personal blog [10]

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