About us

We are a collective of AI and privacy experts who raise awareness about AI companions and leverage existing regulations to hold the AI companion ecosystem – foundation models, app providers and individual developers – accountable for safety and human rights.

Our team

Our current team spans people from academia and business with expertise in generative AI, machine learning, EU (data protection) law, and AI ethics and regulation.

Interested in joining us? Get in touch through our contact form.

Mieke De Ketelaere

Adjunct Professor Sustainable, Ethical and Trustworthy AI at Vlerick Business School

Pierre Dewitte

Researcher at KU Leuven Centre for IT and IP (CiTiP)

Thomas Ghys

Privacy expert and CEO of Webclew (privacy audit platform)

Nathalie Smuha

Legal scholar and philosopher, KU Leuven Faculty of Law