Kristina Penner (she/her)

Head of Operations

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Kristina is Operations Manager at AlgorithmWatch. She is responsible for organizational, team and personnel development as well as internal processes and structures. She is co-author of the collaborative report Automating Society - Taking Stock of automated decision making in the EU. Her previous experience includes projects on conflict-sensitive journalism, the use of media in civil society and stakeholder participation in peace processes in the Philippines. She holds a Master's degree in International Studies / Peace and Conflict Research from Goethe University in Frankfurt.

Articles for AlgoritmWatch

Project, 29 January 2019


In Germany, a number of commissions, expert groups, platforms and organisations were set up by government and parliament to assess the consequence of a wider application of Artificial Intelligence. While it is to be welcomed that different stakeholders engage in the debate, this profusion introduces the risk that expert groups end up working in parallel…

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