Maxime Stauffer is a science-policy officer at the Geneva Science-Policy Interface. He is a co-founder of the Social Complexity Lab Geneva, and a founding research director at Effective Altruism Geneva. Previously, he was an advisor to the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and a researcher at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. His academic background is in international relations and complex systems science. He conducts research on how to best translate scientific knowledge and methods into policy and on strengthening political institutions to face global catastrophic risks.