Politeias new Director, Edite Ligere, took up her post on 1st February 2021. She is also a barrister and Associate Member of 1 Crown Office Row Chambers, and an advisor at Galileo Global Advisors in New York. Lingeries special interests include artificial intelligence, insurance, human rights and cyber security. She is a member of Politeias Academic Advisory Council and was appointed to the Bar Council of England and Wales in 2020. Established in 1995, Politeia is an independent, non-partisan think-tank providing a forum to discuss economic, constitutional and social policy with a particular focus on the role of the state in peoples lives. Ligere has written recently for the OECD on Insurance: can systemic risk get any more systemic post-COVID19?