Hetan Shah is chief executive at the British Academy, the UK’s national academy for humanities and social sciences. He is Visiting Professor at the Policy Institute, Kings College London. Hetan is Vice Chair of the Ada Lovelace Institute, which focuses on how to ensure artificial intelligence and data are used for public good. He is on the boards of Our World in Data, a website curating long term data on global challenges and The Legal Education Foundation, a philanthropic body supporting a better justice system. Hetan serves on a number of advisory boards including for the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge, the UCL Policy Lab and the Resolution Foundation.
A new kind of business education would mean future companies can help solve society's problems, says the British Academy, as its Future of the Corporation programme unveils a report on teaching "purposeful" business.