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Mr Nicholas Davis
Position(s) Industry Professor and Co-Director of the Human Technology Institute (HTI) at the University of Technology

Mr Nicholas Davis is an Associate Fellow within the Global Fellowship Initiative of the GCSP. Nicholas Davis is an Industry Professor and Co-director of the Human Technology Institute (HTI) at the University of Technology, Sydney. HTI is focused on putting humans at the centre of emerging technology by developing tools, policies and strategic skills that put people first. Nick's previous roles include as Head of Society and Innovation and Member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum, and as Managing Partner of SWIFT Partners, a Geneva-based consultancy helping organisations to harness emerging technologies for sustainable value. With Klaus Schwab, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, he is the co-author of Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  In addition to being a Certified Professional Facilitator and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA) in the UK, Nick is currently an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, Associate Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Visiting Fellow at ANU and a board member of the IMPROVE European Innovation Management Academy.