Richard Foster Fletcher



Richard stands at the forefront of ethical artificial intelligence as an AI Advisor, Author, Speaker, and LinkedIn Top Voice. He is the visionary behind (Morality and Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence), an initiative dedicated to fostering AI’s responsible development and application. Through his stewardship of the Boundless Podcast, Richard delves into discussions about AI inclusivity and digital ethics, contributing to a more equitable technological future. His profound insights have illuminated lecture halls at globally renowned institutions, including the London School of Economics (LSE), University College London (UCL), Oxford University, and Imperial College London, guiding the next generation of tech leaders.

An alumnus of the prestigious MIT AI Strategy Course, Richard’s thought leadership on the Future of AI has been widely recognised, including his pivotal role in the Resilience Frontiers Advisory Group for the United Nations Environmental Programme. Beyond academia, his professional journey encompasses influential positions at Oracle Corporation and the BBC, reflecting a diverse career that bridges technology, media, and ethical governance. As an Advisory Board Member for the African Institute of AI, Richard extends his impact, championing innovation and ethical standards across continents. His commitment to ethical AI transcends boundaries, making him a key figure in shaping the future of technology with conscience.


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What Richard DOes:

Richard Foster-Fletcher provides forward-looking advice to organisations on:

  • Envisioning transformative scenarios for the future of work and technology, with an emphasis on how AI and emerging digital technologies will revolutionise business practices, create new opportunities, and reshape the global workforce.
  • Preparing for groundbreaking shifts in how AI will influence market dynamics, customer relations, and innovation strategies, equipping leaders to navigate and lead through these changes with insight and agility.
  • Understanding the broader implications of AI advancements on society and industry, encouraging a visionary approach to leadership that embraces ethical considerations and anticipates the future impact of technological evolution.


Working with Richard offers a unique blend of visionary foresight, deep industry knowledge, and a personable approach that inspires and motivates. Those who collaborate with Richard can expect:

  • Inspirational Insights: Richard’s ability to distil complex ideas into actionable insights encourages teams to think beyond the conventional, fostering an environment where innovative and ethical considerations take precedence.
  • Collaborative Engagement: His style is inherently collaborative, inviting open dialogue, sharing of ideas, and mutual learning. Richard values diverse perspectives, believing that the richest insights come from inclusive discourse.
  • Strategic Foresight: With Richard, leaders are guided to not only envision the future but to strategically position themselves to lead through it. His advisories are not just about understanding trends but about making informed decisions that will shape the trajectory of their organisations in the context of a rapidly evolving technological landscape.

Working with him is an enlightening journey towards embracing the potential of AI, armed with the knowledge to do so responsibly and innovatively