Sue Turner OBE inspires organisations to use AI with wisdom and integrity.
Artificial intelligence (AI) investment is forecast to reach over $200bn a year by 2025. The possibilities are massive, but the pitfalls are vast too. Still, most business leaders in the UK don’t know how to start using it, and 90% of businesses using AI found it resulted in ethical issues for their business.
As one of the first 14 people globally to be accredited in the Foundations of Independent Audit of AI Systems and with an MSc in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Sue Turner is uniquely placed to advise on the possibilities and pitfalls of AI.
She founded AI Governance to guide businesses and policymakers on pragmatic AI, data ethics and governance issues, making a positive societal impact.
Sue uses her expertise in artificial intelligence, data governance, and ethics to inspire organisations to use AI with wisdom and integrity.
As an ethics of AI speaker, Sue discusses topics including:
- Does your Board understand the power and potential of AI?
- What new risks do using machine learning and AI pose for your organisation?
- Is your data genuinely representative, or could it contain bias?
- How do the algorithms in your model weight the data?
- Will your model work reliably in all circumstances, and is the data – including new data being consumed by the model – safe and securely held?
- Have the data subjects given genuine, informed consent?
- What about inclusivity – does your app empower everyone?
About Sue Turner OBE:
Sue is the first in her family to go to university, a law graduate from Bristol University. She has a reputation for combining innovation with scrupulous good governance in private, not-for-profit and public sectors.
She was awarded the OBE in June 2021 for Services to Social Justice.
As well as running AI Governance, Sue is Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics and a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee for Cornish Mutual Assurance.
Sue was previously Chief Executive Officer of Quartet Community Foundation, one of the UK’s oldest and largest community foundations. During her tenure, she and the team more than doubled the permanent endowment to over £50 million and increased annual grant-making to over £5 million to support small, local causes.
Sue’s career also encompasses time as Director of Communications for The Bristol Port Company (the UK’s most centrally located deep sea port), South West Director for the CBI (“the voice of UK business”) and Director of a national charity which worked with businesses to encourage young people to study STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.