Anna Thomas is the Co-Founder and Founding Director of the Institute for the Future of Work (‘IFOW’), an independent research and development institute exploring the impacts of technology on work and working lives. Anna initiated and established the UK’s Future of Work Commission, the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Future of Work and the Pissarides Review into Work and Wellbeing. Formerly, Anna was a barrister specialising in equality and labour law and Head of Future of Work, and a special advisor on digital policy, for the Labour Party. She has also advised on a wide range of technology policy across departments and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, including on the Review into Bias in algorithmic decision-making. Anna is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Research, Royal Society of Arts, Institute of Employee Ownership and is a member of the ESRC funded Digital Futures at Work programme.