Shusma Balaji is a Data Scientist at BSI who has experience working with different facets of AI – Computer vision, Natural Language Processing and lately, Large Language Models to help solve real-world client problems. As an AI Ethics thought leader, she has collaborated with start-ups that specialise in testing AI models to adapt their technology for Algorithmic Auditing. Her first encounter with Data Science was during her master’s in Engineering at the University of Cambridge where she researched building Neural Decoders using Machine Learning for Brain Machine Interfaces. Ever since, she has strived to explore the multi-disciplinary nature of data, beginning her career in the Financial Risk industry to now working in Standards Discoverability, Predictive Assurance, Regulatory & Consulting Services.