Peter is the Senior AI/Machine learning Policy & Research Manager at Digital Catapult in London. He works with startups to provide them with the resources and expertise needed to scale their machine learning and commercial capabilities. He is also working on AI public policy, government strategy and mapping the UK's evolving AI ecosystem. Before working at Digital Catapult, Peter was a Neuroscientist investigating problems including how different cell types integrate to circuits when learning new skills, brain changes associated with schizophrenia and novel ways to treat multiple sclerosis. He has worked as a scientific consultant on projects developing human-computer interfaces for immersive environments.