Caroline Meinhardt is the policy research manager at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), where she develops and oversees policy research initiatives. She is passionate about harnessing AI governance research to inform policies that ensure the safe and responsible development of AI around the world—with a focus on research on the privacy implications of AI development, the implementation challenges of AI regulation, and the governance of large-scale AI models. Prior to joining HAI, Caroline worked as a China-focused consultant and analyst, managing and delivering in-depth research and strategic advice regarding China’s development and regulation of emerging technologies including AI. She holds a Master's in International Policy from Stanford University and a Bachelor's in Chinese Studies from the University of Cambridge.