Dr Christopher Sampson
Chief Technical Officer
Chris is one of the co-founders and directors at Fathom. He studied an MSci in Physical Geography at the University of Bristol before progressing to an industry-sponsored PhD under Professor Paul Bates. His PhD focused on the development of catastrophe models for flood risk for the (re)insurance market.View Chris's
It was through this work that the need for better flood risk analytics at the global scale was identified, ultimately leading to the formation of Fathom. Chris now directs our R&D strategy and has guided the development of our modelling framework, becoming known as a leading expert in the field of large-scale flood models through his growing record of academic publications.