Risto Uuk

Cause Area

Cause areas:

Global health and development, Farmed animal welfare, Long-term future, Global priorities research, Building EA communities

Giving Pledges Taken:
Giving What We Can


Areas of expertise:

Research, Economics/quantitative social science, Movement building, Philosophy, Event planning and logistics, Journalism

Open to job offers



Risto is currently working full-time on effective altruism community building in Estonia. He's recently been writing articles about existential risks, AI safety, animal welfare, rationality, and happiness among other topics for the science column of Estonia's national newspaper. In addition, he is finishing his undergraduate degree in philosophy. Before that, he worked for five years as a personal coach helping people improve their exercise, nutrition, and lifestyle habits.