Jessica Montgomery

Senior Policy Adviser at The Royal Society

Senior Policy Adviser, Royal Society
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Jessica is a Senior Policy Adviser at The Royal Society, where she leads the Society’s machine learning and artificial intelligence policy portfolio.

Prior to joining the Society, Jessica was a clerk at the House of Commons, where she worked primarily for select committees, managing inquiries across different policy areas and liaising with Members of Parliament to deliver programmes of committee activity. During her time at the House, she worked for a number of committees including: Transport; Business, Innovation, and Skills; Regulatory Reform; and Science and Technology, in addition to a period as Board Secretary to the Parliamentary Restoration and Renewal Programme.

Jessica has also previously spent time as a policy adviser at the Royal Academy of Engineering, where she helped deliver the Dowling Review of business-university collaboration.