Henry Ajder

Henry is Head of Policy & Partnerships at Metaphysic, where he shapes the company’s approach to developing hyperreal synthetic media technologies ethically and responsibly. A world leading expert on deepfakes and synthetic media, Henry’s research has shaped global understanding of synthetic media and its societal impact. He works with governments, companies, law firms, media organisations, and NGOs to address the opportunities and challenges these disruptive technologies present, from commercial and cybersecurity strategies to legislation and public policy.

An established media contributor, Henry regularly features in the BBC, The New York Times, Vox, The Guardian, Wired, and The Financial Times. Previously, Henry was Head of Research Analysis at the world’s first deepfake detection company, Sensity and Emerging Technologies Researcher at the London based innovation think tank, Nesta.