Peter Richardson serves as VP Pharmacology at BenevolentAI. He was a founding member of Cambridge Biotechnology Ltd in 2001 and served as CSO and Executive Director until 2005. Peter pioneered the sale of CBT to Proximagen Ltd, to whom he acted as an adviser until 2012. Between 1989 and 2006 he served as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge where he pioneered research into drug discovery for Parkinson’s disease and inflammation, as well as new gene expression technologies. He is the author of over 70 peer-reviewed scientific papers. Peter studied Biochemistry at the University of Oxford, and was awarded a doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge.