Professor of Computer Science at Queen Mary (London University)
Norman Fenton is also Chief Executive Officer of Agena, a company that specializes in risk management for critical systems. At Queen Mary he is the Director of the Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis Research Group (RADAR).
- PhD (1981) in Mathematics, Sheffield University
- MSc (1979), in Mathematics, Sheffield University
- BSc (Class I) in Mathematics, University of London (LSE) 1978
- Chartered Engineer, Member of the IET (since 1987)
- Chartered Mathematician, Fellow of the IMA (AFIMA 1988, FIMA 1998)
- Fellow of the BCS (British Computer Society) since 2005
- Completed Expert Witness Training with Bond Solon under the auspices of Cardiff University Law Dept (2007-2008)
Fenton is renowned for his work on quantitative risk assessment, which typically involves analysing and predicting the probabilities of unknown events using Bayesian statistical methods including especially causal, probabilistic models. This type of reasoning enables improved assessment by taking account of both statistical data and also expert judgment.