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Gates Cambridge: Honorary Patrons

In 2012, Bill and Melinda Gates generously agreed to become Honorary Patrons of the Gates Cambridge Trust. The Trust is delighted to reinforce a direct link between the Gates Cambridge Scholarships and the Gates family.

William (Bill) H. Gates III

William (Bill) H. Gates III

Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Melinda French Gates

Melinda French Gates

Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Gates Cambridge: Trustees

The Gates Cambridge Board brings together nine distinguished Trustees from a range of backgrounds. Two Trustees are appointed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the others by the University of Cambridge. Trustees meet twice a year to provide strategic direction for the programme.

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz FRS FRCP FMedSci

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz FRS FRCP FMedSci

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and Chair of the Gates Cambridge Trust

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Ms Martha Choe

Ms Martha Choe

Former Chief Administrative Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Professor Mary Sue Coleman

Professor Mary Sue Coleman

President, University of Michigan

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Dr Mimi Gates

Dr Mimi Gates

Former Director of the Seattle Art Museum and Yale University Art Gallery

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Dr Andrew Robertson

Dr Andrew Robertson

Director of Global Regulatory Policy, Merck & Co. and Gates Cambridge Scholar (2001).

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Professor David Runciman

Professor David Runciman

Professor of Political Thought at Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge

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Professor Susan Smith FBA

Professor Susan Smith FBA

Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge

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Dame Barbara Stocking DBE

Dame Barbara Stocking DBE

President, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

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Group Captain Andrew Thompson MBE

Group Captain Andrew Thompson MBE

Fellow and Senior Bursar Emeritus of Magdalene College, Cambridge

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Gates Cambridge Trust: Officers and staff

A small team, headed by the Provost, is responsible for managing the Gates Cambridge Scholarships programme.

Provost: Professor Barry Everitt ScD FMedSci FRS

Provost: Professor Barry Everitt ScD FMedSci FRS

Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

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Secretary: Dr Jonathan Nicholls

Secretary: Dr Jonathan Nicholls

Registrary of the University of Cambridge

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Director of Finance

Director of Finance

Ruth Bennett

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Programme Director: Mr Jim Smith

Programme Director: Mr Jim Smith

Senior Member of Wolfson College, Cambridge

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Programme Administrator: Ms Lucy Milazzo

Programme Administrator: Ms Lucy Milazzo

Senior Member of Wolfson College, Cambridge

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Accounts Officer: Mrs Usha Virdee

Accounts Officer: Mrs Usha Virdee

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Programme Assistant: Joanna Hughes

Programme Assistant: Joanna Hughes

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Communications Officer

Communications Officer

Mandy Garner

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