Christie Marr has been appointed as Executive Director, on secondment for 2 years from the Isaac Newton Institute where she has been Deputy Director since 2012.
Christie did her undergraduate degree in maths at New College, Oxford. Prior to going back into academia and doing an MSc and DPhil in Theoretical Computer Science also at Oxford, Christie did a PGCE at King’s College London and taught secondary school mathematics first at Southfields Community College, Southwest London, and then at Tiffin Girls School, Kingston. Following post-doctoral research positions in Oxford and Warwick and an internship at Compaq’s Systems Research Centre in Silicon Valley, she moved to St Andrews where she founded the University’s Mathematics Support Centre.
Christie is a Governor and Chair of the Education Committee of Wellington College. She recently completed an Executive MBA at the Judge Business School in Cambridge.