MARCUS DU SAUTOY is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science (succeeding the inaugural holder, Richard Dawkins) and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. His academic work concerns mainly group theory and number theory. Formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, and Wadham College, he is now a Fellow of New College. He is currently an EPSRC Senior Media Fellow and was previously a Royal Society University Research Fellow.
He is President of the Mathematical Association.