Toby David Godfrey Ord (born 18 July 1979) is an Australian philosopher. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute. He is also the founder of Giving What We Can, the co-founder of the Centre for Effective Altruism, and the author of The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity.

Further reading

Galef, Julia (2021) Humanity on the precipice (Toby Ord), Rationally Speaking, December 10.

Matthews, Dylan (2020) This man has donated at least 10% of his salary to charity for 11 years running, Vox, November 30.

Wiblin, Robert, Arden Koehler & Keiran Harris (2020) Toby Ord on The Precipice and humanity’s potential futures, 80,000 Hours, March 7.

Toby Ord. Official website.

Toby Ord. Effective Altruism Forum account.

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