Prof Alex Wilkie is currently the Fielden Professor of Pure Mathematics at the University of Manchester. His research interests are in mathematical logic, and in particular the applications of model theory to number theory and analysis.
Prior to his appointment at Manchester in 2007, he was the Reader in Mathematical Logic at the University of Oxford, and a Wolfson Governing Body Fellow, for twenty years. Before that he held positions at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Paris, and Yale University. He was elected to a Fellowship of the Royal Society in 2001.