Marcus du Sautoy (born 26 August 1965) is a British professor of mathematics. He succeeded Richard Dawkins as Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in 2008. he has presented TV programmes including The Story of Maths and episodes of Horizon.
"I'm bracing myself for people asking me whether I believe in god. I'm an atheist, but for me the important thing is the wonder of science. There are so many exciting things to talk about. My focus is going to be very much on the science and less on religion."