Christopher Potter (born 1 April 1959, Warrington) is the former publisher and managing director of Fourth Estate. He has a BSc in mathematics from King's College London and an MSc in the history and philosophy of science. He has written for The Sunday Times, The Independent and The Evening Standard. You Are Here, a portable history of the universe is his first book. His second book, "How to Make a Human Being, a body of evidence," will be published in March 2014.