Anders is a Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford. He is a research associate to the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics and the Institute for Futures Studies.
He is on the advisory boards of a number of organisations and often debates science and ethics in international media.
He has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from Stockholm University, Sweden, for work on neural network modelling of human memory.