Everyone is now starting to realise the implications of AI on our daily lives. Maria knows more than anyone, in her role as Responsible AI and AI for Good Lead at PwC. She is based in London, but working globally leading the implementation of ethics in AI for the firm while partnering with industry, academia, governments, NGO and civil society, to harness the power of AI in an ethical and responsible manner. Maria acknowledges the benefits and risks in many walks of life for organisations and citizens. She has played a crucial part in the development and set-up of PwC’s UK AI Center of Excellence, the firm’s AI strategy and most recently the development of PwC’s Responsible AI toolkit, firms methodology for embedding ethics in AI. Maria is a globally recognised AI ethics expert, a Advisory Board member of the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI, member of BSI/ISO & IEEE AI standard groups, a Fellow of the RSA and an advocate for gender diversity, children and youth rights in the age of AI. Enjoy this journey into AI and hope you learn something that helps you. Thank you Maria for joining the show.