Terry Lyons is Wallis Professor Emeritus and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He is currently Principal Investigator of the EPSRC-funded DataSig program and of the complementary research programme CIMDA-Oxford.
He was a founding member and Director of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance and was president of the London Mathematical Society from 2013 to 2015.
His seminal contribution to mathematics was the development of the theory of rough paths and he was awarded the Rollo Davidson Prize in 1985 and the Pólya Prize of the London Mathematical Society in 2000.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Learned Society of Wales and also of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.