Elevation Partners

Stephen Cave

Leverhulme Centre

Executive Director

Stephen Cave has been Executive Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence at the University of Cambridge since 2016. After a decade of studying and teaching philosophy, he was awarded his PhD in metaphysics from the University of Cambridge. He then spent another decade making ends meet as a diplomat, negotiating international treaties on behalf of Her Majesty. Cave has also written essays, features and reviews on many philosophical, ethical and scientific subjects, from human nature to robot warriors and animal rights, for newspapers such as the Financial Times, the New York Times, The Guardian and many others.