Development of Adarga Advisory Group


Adarga, the UK artificial intelligence company that enhances human ingenuity through data analysis, has announced the formation of its Adarga Advisory Group (AAG). 

The AAG will be Adarga’s senior advisory and advocacy group. It is to be made up of internationally recognised, external experts, who have enjoyed distinguished careers in defence, security, central government and other commercial sectors. The AAG has been established for the purpose of advising Adarga’s executive management, and its board of directors when appropriate, on specific strategic and operational issues. 

Sitting alongside the AAG is Adarga’s Scientific Advisory Group (SAG), a distinct group with a specific focus on technology. The SAG similarly comprises internationally recognised experts from across academic, research, software engineering and data science fields. The SAG’s role is to advise the Company of the latest science and technology research developments, provide enhanced access to future talent and on market positioning.

Air Marshal Sir Chris Harper KBE, a former Director General of the NATO International Military Staff, has been appointed as the Chair of the Group, alongside several other key people who bring insights, expertise and relationships relevant to Adarga’s industry sectors.

Further to the appointment of the Chair, the following individuals have joined the AAG: 

  • The Honourable Andrea Thompson, US Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs
  • Dr Roger Hood QVRM, TD, DL, Strategic Defence Advisor
  • Neil Thompson CB, a former Director within the UK national security communit

Rob Bassett Cross, CEO of Adarga, commented: “We are very excited to provide an update on our Advisory Group, as we add considerable expertise which will be crucial in helping us to continue on our strong growth trajectory. The appointment of Sir Chris Harper as Chair of the Group is a clear demonstration of Adarga’s ambitions within AI, and our commitment to realise the full potential of all available information.

The AAG complements the support of our Scientific Advisory Board and demonstrates the depth and breadth of top-level counsel available within the Company.” 

Sir Chris Harper, Chair of the Adarga Advisory Group, commented: “I am delighted to have been appointed as Chair to Adarga’s Advisory Group, which brings together profound knowledge and expertise which we believe can provide our management team with the best opportunity to enable our customers to make better decisions, today. I look forward to working with such an esteemed group of individuals and across the Adarga management team, as we build on the success to date of providing powerful AI analytics technology that drive faster, better decisions.”

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