Nick Beckstead

Nick Beckstead
Program Officer, Global Catastrophic Risks

Nick Beckstead joined the Open Philanthropy Project in 2014. He oversees much of the Open Philanthropy Project’s grantmaking in global catastrophic risk reduction and effective altruism. Previously, Nick led the creation of our grantmaking program in scientific research. Prior to that, he was a research fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford University. He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Rutgers University and a B.A. in Philosophy and Mathematics from the University of Minnesota.