Thomas Fink Director, Trustee
Combinatorics, discrete dynamics, evolvability, innovation, resilience and graph theory.
Dr Thomas Fink is the founding Director and a Trustee of the London Institute and Chargé de Recherche in the French CNRS. He studied physics at Caltech and Cambridge, winning the Fisher Prize for physics and Green Prize for research. He did a postdoc at École Normale Supérieure and was a Junior Fellow at Caius College, Cambridge, where he worked in the theory group of the Cavendish Laboratory. Dr Fink founded the London Institute in 2011, which became an Independent Research Organisation in 2019 and moved into the Royal Institution in 2021. In his research, he uses statistical physics and discrete mathematics to form basic science insights into physical, biological and socioeconomic systems.