London Interdisciplinary School ©2019

Tackling humanity’s most complex problems

LIS is building a new university that prepares students to tackle the most important and complex problems.

A Shared vision

The LIS team are a unique combination of leading academics; entrepreneurs who have built transformational businesses; and educationalists who have deep expertise in the science of learning, and experience of establishing new institutions.

LIS and its interdisciplinary programme is a product of these powerful collaborations.

Undergraduate Programme
LIS team
LIS students learning on campus

Our Purpose

As a society, we face challenges that are complex, multifaceted, and require urgent action.

We don't know what the world of work will look like in 2050 but we do know that we will need brilliant problem-solvers who can tackle these issues in new ways. We will teach our students the knowledge, skills and frameworks they need to create the change they want to see.

Building a university

LIS - Ed Fidoe, Co-founder

We believe that we need the brightest young minds coming out of university ready to tackle the most important problems that we face in the world.

Ed Fidoe, LIS Co-Founder

LIS - Carl Gombrich, Lead Academic

Carl Gombrich

Head of Learning

LIS - Ed Fidoe, Co-founder

Ed Fidoe


LIS - Chris Persson, Co-founder

Chris Persson


LIS - Andrew Mullinger, Co-founder

Andrew Mullinger


LIS - Plum Turner, Head of Marketing

Plum Turner

Head of Marketing

LIS - Hannah Kohler, Head of Student Experience

Hannah Kohler

Head of Student Experience

LIS - Jasper Joyce, Head of Strategy and Operations

Jasper Joyce

Head of Strategy and Operations

LIS - Tim Davey, Curriculum Lead

Tim Davey

Curriculum Lead

LIS - Daisy Christodoulou, Curriculum Advisor

Daisy Christodoulou

Curriculum Advisor