Oliver Patel, CIPP/E



Enterprise AI Governance Lead

Oliver Patel is the Enterprise AI Governance Lead at AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca is harnessing AI and data to transform the drug discovery and development process, empowering scientists to push the boundaries of science and deliver life-changing medicines for patients. In his role, Oliver leads work to establish and implement systems, policies and processes which ensure that AI is developed and deployed in a responsible and trustworthy way.

Oliver was previously Director of Public Policy at Holistic AI, an AI risk management company. He was also Head of Inbound Data Flows for the UK government, where he led efforts to deliver the EU-UK data adequacy agreements. Prior to this, he spent several years as an academic researcher at University College London. Oliver's expertise lies at the intersection of AI governance, privacy and data policy.