Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

UK Head of Data Science at GFT

Simon is based in the UK and leads GFT’s Data Science & AI practice. Simon’s team brings a systematic and scientific approach to AI, drawing on GFT's comprehensive and deep knowledge of financial services as an industry.

4 Posts

Simon Thompson By Simon Thompson Posted on 20/04/2023
ChatGPT: Making things safer

In part-one of this blog I examined the new and powerful technology that is ChatGPT. In this second and final part, I explore what best practices are required to make ...

Simon Thompson By Simon Thompson Posted on 12/04/2023
Is it ok to use ChatGPT?

This two-part blog outlines some harms and benefits of applications using ChatGPT. By identifying a set of harms, we can give a simple methodology for determining if it’s ok to ...

Simon Thompson By Simon Thompson Posted on 02/02/2022
Embracing AI to facilitate digital transformation

As a pioneer for digital transformation, GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence (AI) to Blockchain/DLT. We are a digital transformation specialist working with ...

Simon Thompson By Simon Thompson Posted on 11/05/2021
The IEEE Trusted Data and AIS Playbook for Financial Services (IEEE Finance Playbook)

There are lots of people talking about the ethical aspects of AI nowadays. It’s easy to predict that there will be a lot more in the future. AI technology had ...