Chris Strickland

Any employer would be delighted to find a risk manager with degrees in mathematics, computer science, finance and astrophysics. While Chris Strickland has degrees in just two of these subjects, his co-founder and co-director at Lacima Group – Les Clewlow – has the other two bases covered. “If we both had the same skill set, our partnership probably wouldn’t work so well,” says Strickland.

Clewlow and Strickland are professors who, like many these days, have crossed the divide from academic r