The London Institute combines researchers in the mathematical sciences with staff drawn from coding, design, journalism, business and finance. They work closely together to make, fund and communicate the breakthroughs of the Institute and make it more than the sum of its parts.i

  • Thomas Fink

    Director, Trustee

    Thomas Fink

    Combinatorics, discrete dynamics, evolvability, innovation, resilience and graph theory.

  • Sir Roy Anderson


    Sir Roy Anderson

    Mathematical epidemiology, population biology, virology and the evolution of diseases.

  • Sir John Beddington


    Sir John Beddington

    Mathematical ecology, evolution, biological modelling and managing renewable resources.

  • Martin Reeves


    Martin Reeves

    Strategy, evolution of organizations, technological innovation and science of change.

  • Former Trustee

    Baroness Meyer

    Children’s rights, international affairs, corporate finance and financial services.

  • Former Trustee

    Dame Shirley Porter

    Environmental sciences, sustainability, technology transfer and academic governance.

  • Former Trustee

    Thomas Tombrello

    Materials, surface science, technology, geomorphology and what drives discoveries.

  • Former Trustee

    Sir Peter Williams

    Applied physics, semiconductors, magnetic resonance, science policy and governance.

  • Fellow

    Guido Caldarelli

    Scale-free networks, fractal growth, self-organized criticality and systems biology.

  • Fellow

    Yang-Hui He

    Algebraic geometry, string theory, quantum field theory and machine learning.

  • Arnold Fellow

    Ilya Shkredov

    Additive combinatorics, number theory and combinatorial ergodic theory.

  • Junior Fellow

    Forrest Sheldon

    Nonlinear dynamics, disordered systems, inference and neuromorphic computing.

  • Landau Research Fellow

    Alexander Ochirov

    Quantum field theory, scattering amplitudes, gauge theory, general relativity, black holes and higher spins.

  • Associate Fellow

    Doyne Farmer

    Dynamical systems, technological progress, financial instability and theoretical biology.

  • Associate Fellow

    Rob Farr

    Sphere packing, novel structures, fractal mechanics, heat exchange and innovation.

  • Former Fellow

    Bela Bollobas

    Random and extremal graphs, functional analysis, isoperimetric problems and percolation.

  • Former Fellow

    Anthony Coolen

    Disordered systems, random graph theory, market models and mathematical biomedicine.

  • Former Fellow

    Oscar Dahlsten

    Quantum information and computation, non-equilibrium physics and energy harvesting.

  • Former Fellow

    Chris Pickard

    Electronic structure theory, novel materials, high-pressure physics and solid state NMR.

  • Former Fellow

    Luciano Pietronero

    Economic complexity, cascading risk, complex systems and high-T superconductivity.

  • Visitor

    Jiakang Bao

    String theory, quantum gravity, quantum field theory and algebraic geometry.

  • Visitor

    Elli Heyes

    String theory, quantum gravity, integrability and quantum field theory.

  • Visitor

    Edward Hirst

    String theory, gauge theory, algebraic geometry and machine learning.

  • Visitor

    Ali Zahabi

    Quiver Gauge theory, analytic combinatorics, random matrix theory and number theory.

  • Former SURF

    Tim Zhang

    Medical image processing, AI healthcare, digital twins and autonomous surgical robots.

  • Research Associate

    Robert Bywater

    Theory of information, molecular shape modelling, cryptography and Clifford algebras.

  • Former Postdoc

    Fabrizio Antenucci

    Replica methods, phase transitions, optimisation, information theory and learning.

  • Former Postdoc

    Marco Bardoscia

    Mathematical finance, financial risk, complexity and network theory and metabolic networks.

  • Former Postdoc

    Paolo Barucca

    Statistical physics, financial systemic risk, network theory and science communication.

  • Former Postdoc

    Jamie Blundell

    Soft condensed matter, semi-flexible filaments, mathematical biology and evolvability.

  • Former Postdoc

    Francesco Caravelli

    Non-equilibrium dynamics, spectral methods, memristive circuits and modified gravity.

  • Former Postdoc

    Alexis Gallagher

    Biophysics, theory of neutral evolution, genospace algebra and software development.

  • Former Postdoc

    Ryan Hannam

    Bayesian inference, disordered systems, network Science and gene regulatory networks.

  • Former Postdoc

    Francois Lafond

    Economics of innovation, applied econometrics, networks and environmental economics.

  • Former Postdoc

    Alexander Mozeika

    Disordered systems, replica method, Bayesian inference and mathematical immunology.

  • Former Postdoc

    Michał Przykucki

    Extremal and probabilistic combinatorics, percolation, graph theory and probability.

  • Former Postdoc

    Mark Rowley

    Survival analysis, Bayesian methods, complex data analysis and software development.

  • Former Research Scientist

    Antonio Scala

    Statistical physics, computational physics, complex networks and cascading failure.

  • Former Postdoc

    Stefano Sebastio

    Distributed systems, AI, reliability, cloud computing and peer-to-peer architecture.

  • Former Postdoc

    Paul Smith

    Probabilistic combinatorics, random discrete structures and bootstrap percolation theory.

  • Former BCGH Postdoc

    Ilia Teimouri

    Combinatorial innovation, string theory, modified gravity, finance and machine learning.

  • Visiting Researcher

    Lee Hazelwood

    Cell fate, cell programming, statistics, self-organizing systems and liquid crystals.

  • Former URF

    Thomas Reeves

    Graph theory, random matrices, probability, spectral methods and evolutionary games.

  • Former URF

    Kedron Silsbee

    Astrophysics, galaxy formation, theory of neutral evolution and stochastic processes.

  • Former URF

    Ana Zegarac

    Spectral graph theory, memristive circuits, disordered systems and applied mathematics.

  • Director of development

    Sarah Myers Cornaby

    Philanthropy, fundraising, development, communications and big gift initiatives.

  • Office coordinator

    Alana Ker Mercer

    Problem solving, modernism, Old English, rare books and sport.

  • Former office manager

    Victoria Harrison

    Travel, gadgets, architecture, environment and art.

  • Developer

    Andrey Fedosyeyev

    Algorithms, web and app development, software engineering, AI and Boolean dynamics.

  • Designer

    Roman Rybiansky

    Graphic design, product design, technology, start-ups and simplicity.

  • Science writer

    Pippa Cole

    Cosmology, black holes, travel, dance and science writing.

  • Science writer

    Thomas W. Hodgkinson

    Science writing, poetry, real tennis, islands, method writing, snowboarding and Antarctica.

  • Finance Director

    Ali Emamy

    Strategic planning, financial reporting, project accounting and risk mitigation.

  • Finance Officer

    Elizabeth Whitby

    Charity accounts and reporting, research grant accounts, risk analysis and tax law.

  • Former Grants Officer

    Antonia Tingey

    Research grants, business development, financial strategy and organizational intelligence.

  • LIMS Ventures

    Ben Lynch

    Technology transfer, startup strategy, software development and personalized media.

  • LIMS Ventures

    Elli Streit

    Technology transfer, corporate finance, business development and emerging technologies.