Risto Uuk

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Cause Area

Cause areas:

Global poverty, Animal welfare/rights, Long-term future, Cause prioritisation, Meta

Giving Pledges Taken:
Giving What We Can

Career

Areas of expertise:

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


Open to job offers

Community


Summary

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.