Clarissa Rios Rojas is an Eisenhower Fellow and a Global Futures Council Fellow at the World Economic Forum. Her current role is a Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge where she works at the interface of science and policy making. Her research on the risks of emerging technologies provides scientific evidence and advice to policymakers and international institutions such as the Ministry of Environment in Peru, the European Commission, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, the University of Cambridge, the Global Young Academy, World Health Organization, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR), UN Biological Weapon Convention, the World Economic Forum (WEF). She is a Peruvian scientist, holds a PhD in molecular biology and has studied in Peru, Finland, Sweden and Australia.