Our People

OUR TEAM

Our team of staff and advisors are passionate about helping future generations flourish. As part of their commitment to creating a world in which that is possible, all of our senior staff have signed the Giving What We Can Pledge. This is a lifelong pledge to donate at least 10% of our income to the kind of high-impact projects we recommend to our philanthropists.

 
Natalie Cargill

FOUNDER & Co-CEO

Natalie works with philanthropists individually to plan and execute their giving plans and leads Longview Media. Prior to founding Longview Philanthropy, she was a barrister at Serjeants’...

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Simran Dhaliwal

Co-CEO

Simran coordinates Longview Philanthropy’s research, grantmaking and advocacy work. Prior to joining, she was a research analyst at Goldman Sachs, working on a two-person...

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Kit Harris

LONGTERMIST GRANTS OFFICER

Kit leads on grant investigations outside of Longview Philanthropy’s specialist programmes and lays the groundwork for new lines of work. Prior to focusing on high-impact philanthropic work...

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Carl Robichaud

NUCLEAR WEAPONS POLICY PROGRAMME OFFICER

Carl co-leads Longview’s programme on nuclear weapons. For more than a decade, Carl led grantmaking in nuclear security at the Carnegie Corporation of New York...

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Matthew Gentzel 

NUCLEAR WEAPONS POLICY PROGRAMME OFFICER​

Matthew co-leads Longview’s programme on nuclear weapons policy. His prior work spanned emerging technology threat and policy assessment...

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Tyler John, PhD 

GLOBAL PRIORITIES RESEARCH (GPR) PROGRAMME OFFICER​

Tyler leads Longview Philanthropy’s research and research communications. Prior to joining, he was a PhD student in philosophy at Rutgers University...

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Zach Freitas-Groff

SENIOR PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE IN GLOBAL PRIORITIES RESEARCH (GPR)

Zach conducts global priorities research (GPR) grant investigations and research for Longview’s GPR programme. He is also a PhD candidate ...

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Charlotte Siegmann

GLOBAL PRIORITIES RESEARCH (GPR) GRANTS CONSULTANT

Charlotte conducts grant investigations and research for Longview. She also works as a Predoctoral Research Fellow in Economics at the University...

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Andrew Player

HEAD OF GRANTS MANAGEMENT & COMPLIANCE

Andrew manages Longview's grants system and ensures compliance with regulatory and legal requirements. Before joining Longview he led the operations team at Charity Entrepreneurship...

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Alex Holness-Tofts

MEDIA PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE

Alex supports Natalie’s work on Longview Media. Before joining Longview, he worked on introducing bright young people to pressing problems by...

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Katie Hearsum

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Katie implements and improves operations systems at Longview. Prior to joining Longview Katie was an Associate Vice President at Citibank working on financial risk advisory...

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Huw Thomas

MEDIA PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE

Huw does research and writing to support the media team’s strategy and grantmaking work. Before joining Longview, he worked on EA community building, first running the EA Oxford student society...

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Ruth Wallis

OPERATIONS ANALYST

Ruth supports the team at Longview by ensuring the smooth running of internal systems. Prior to joining, she was the Operations Administrator at the Centre for Effective Altruism...

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Tildy Stokes

EVENTS DIRECTOR

Tildy designs and delivers Longview events. Prior to joining she consulted on research and communications for clients including the Centre for Long-Term Resilience and...

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Rachel Edwards

EVENTS DIRECTOR 

Rachel designs and delivers Longview events. Prior to joining Longview Philanthropy, she worked at the House of Commons as a specialist advising the Treasury Select Committee...

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Conrad Kunadu

SPECIAL PROJECTS ASSOCIATE

Conrad works on special projects at Longview and currently manages the longtermist shared office in London. Prior to joining, Conrad worked in operations and community management...

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Hamish Hobbs

POLICY ADVISER TO OECD STRATEGIC FORESIGHT UNIT

Hamish is a Policy Advisor at Longview. He is currently embedded within the Strategic Foresight Unit of the OECD leading a project ...

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Liv Boeree

AMBASSADOR

Liv is an Ambassador at Longview, communicating on topics and concepts central to Longview’s work. She conducts speaking engagements worldwide and creates online content...

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Jacob Schwartz

RESEARCH FELLOW

Jacob works with the Head of Research to execute the Longview research agenda. Before joining Longview, Jacob worked as a paralegal at Greenberg Traurig LLP...

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Rory Švarc

RESEARCH FELLOW 

Rory works with the Head of Research to execute the Longview research agenda. Previously, they were a research fellow at the Center on Long Term Risk where they worked on...

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Toni Adleberg

RESEARCH FELLOW

Toni works with the Head of Research to execute the Longview research agenda. Previously, she was the Director of Research at Animal Charity Evaluators, where she led an international...

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OUR ADVISORS

We work with a global network of experts across a range of institutions to ensure that our grant recommendations are of the highest quality. Below are just a few of the advisors who volunteer their time to help us identify the best giving opportunities.

 
Will MacAskill

PROFESSOR IN PHILOSOPHY AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY

Will is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oxford, and a cofounder of the Global Priorities Institute and three international non-profits

Will’s research focuses on the prioritisation of interventions to improve the long-term future and on the optimal timing of philanthropic action. Upon publication of his bestselling book Doing Good Better, Will was described by Bill Gates as “a data nerd after my own heart." Watch his TED talk here. 

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Claire Zabel

PROGRAM OFFICER AT OPEN PHILANTHROPY

Claire oversees a substantial part of Open Philanthropy’s grantmaking to reduce global catastrophic risks and leads their work to grow the community of people focused on long-term issues. Open Philanthropy's team has made over $250 million in grants in global catastrophic risks since 2015.


Claire previously led Open Philanthropy’s grantmaking in biosecurity and geoengineering research, and worked as a research analyst at GiveWell.

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Kevin M. Esvelt

BIOETHICIST AT MIT AND LEADER OF SCULPTING EVOLUTION GROUP

Kevin is an Assistant Professor at MIT, where he leads the Sculpting Evolution Group in exploring evolutionary and ecological engineering.


Kevin helped pioneer the development of CRISPR. Recognizing the implications of this technology for the environment, he quickly became a publicly advocate for safety and transparency in the field of biotechnology to reduce the risk of accidents. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from Harvard University.

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Hilary Greaves

PROFESSOR IN PHILOSOPHY AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY 

Hilary is Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Director of the Global Priorities Institute.


Hilary’s current research focuses on issues of global prioritisation, including evaluating the strength and robustness of the argument for longtermism, and the extent to which considerations of cluelessness undermine the attempt to do significant good from an impartial point of view.

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Charlotte Stix

FELLOW AT THE LEVERHULME CENTRE FOR THE FUTURE OF INTELLIGENCE AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY 

Charlotte is a PhD researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology and Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge. 


Previously, Charlotte coordinated the European Commission's High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence,  oversaw €18 million in projects and contributed to the formulation of EU-wide AI strategy at the European Commission's Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Unit.

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Andrew Snyder-Beattie

PROGRAM OFFICER AT OPEN PHILANTHROPY

Andrew leads Open Philanthropy’s programme on biosecurity and pandemic preparedness, which has made grants totalling over $100 million. Since joining in 2019, Andrew has recommended over $40 million in grants. 


Previously, Andrew was the Director of Research at the University of Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute. He holds a PhD from the University of Oxford that dealt with issues around existential risk with publications in Nature Scientific Reports and Astrobiology.

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