Heather is a scientist (zoology and biology), philosopher & a former zookeeper & animal welfare officer. She is now a researcher at the London School of Economics specialising in non-human animal sentience, welfare, & ethics.
Marcus is a pro tennis player. He is a philanthropist and an advocate for effective altruism through his work as the founder of High Impact Athletes.
Aysha is a neurologist, public health specialist & author. She is President & CEO of the Center for Contemporary Sciences.
Yasmine is an ex-muslim rights activist, advocating primarily for the rights of women living within Islamic majority countries.
Matti is a post-doctoral researcher at Yale University, working with Professor Paul Bloom. She studies moral psychology & moral development – including attitudes to cultivated meat & the “natural”, the moral status of various types of entities & altruism. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
Jessica Pierce is a bioethicist, philosopher and writer. Her work focuses on human-animal relationships & interconnections between ecosystems & health.