Professor Toby Walsh is Chief Scientist of UNSW.AI, UNSW's new AI Institute. He is a strong advocate for limits to ensure AI is used to improve our lives, having spoken at the UN, and to heads of state, parliamentary bodies, company boards and many others on this topic. This advocacy has led to him being "banned indefinitely" from Russia. He is a Fellow of the Australia Academy of Science, and was named on the international "Who's Who in AI" list of influencers. He has written three books on AI for a general audience, the most recent is Machines Behaving Badly: the morality of AI.
Antony Funnell is a Walkley Award winning journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of several books including the non-fiction work The Future and Related Nonsense (Harper Collins) and the satirical novel So Far, So Good (Hybrid). Antony is the presenter of the Future Tense podcast/programme on ABC Radio National.