Mann Virdee

Dr Mann Virdee is a Senior Research Fellow in Science, Technology, and Economics at the Council on Geostrategy. Previously, he was a researcher at RAND Europe. Mann has also worked for the UK Parliament, and the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF. He holds a PhD in International Development from the University of Birmingham, an MSc from King’s College, London, and a BSc from Queen Mary University of London.

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Britain’s future is in technology and innovation

Dr Mann Virdee details Britain’s historical prowess in innovation and technology, and how it can be a future pioneer

Britain’s steel industry is at a crossroads

Dr Mann Virdee analyses the implications of the closure of the blast furnaces at Britain’s largest steelworks in Port Talbot

Is Britain losing its scientific edge?

Dr Mann Virdee assesses the state of the science sector in Britain and the best way forward for the 21st century

AI and national security: What are the challenges?

Dr Mann Virdee provides an overview of the risks posed by artificial intelligence in the national security domain

How Britain can become a Net Zero superpower

Dr Mann Virdee analyses the importance of Britain becoming a Net Zero leader, and how this effort is being held back

AI and international development: Explainability is key

Dr Mann Virdee analyses the complications and opportunities of using artificial intelligence in international development