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The Rt Hon. Lord [William] Waldegrave

PC
Distinguished Fellow since 2001
Provost of Eton College
I am Provost of Eton, Chair of the Royal Mint Advisory Committee, and a Trustee of Strawberry Hill and Cumberland Lodge. I have contributed to Political Quarterly (on Bernard Crick) and various articles in the national press.
  • Background

    • Vice Chairman and Managing Director, UBS (from 2003 to 2008)
    • Managing Director, Dresdner Kleinworth Wasserstein (from 1998 to 2003)
    • Distinguished Fellow, All Souls College (from 2001)
    • Two-Year Fellow, All Souls College (from 1999 to 2001)
    • Conservative MP for Bristol West, holding various Ministerial appointments, including Chief Secretary to HM Treasury (1995-7) (from 1979 to 1997)
    • Fifty-Pound Fellow, All Souls College (from 1979 to 1986)
    • GEC Ltd (from 1975 to 1981)
    • Prize Fellow, All Souls College (from 1971 to 1978)
    • Central Policy Review Staff, Cabinet Office (1971); Political Staff, 10 Downing Street (1973) (from 1971 to 1975)
    • Undergraduate, Corpus Christi College, Oxford (from 1968 to 1971)
  • Selected publications

    • The Binding of Leviathan: Conservatism and the Future (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978).
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Director, Waldegrave Farms Ltd. (from 1975)
    • Director, Henry Sotheran Ltd. (from 1998)
    • Director, Biotech Growth Trust plc (from 1998)
    • Trustee, Beit Memorial Fellowships for Medical Research (from 1998 to 2006)
    • Chairman, National Museum of Science and Industry (from 2002 to 2010)
    • Chairman, Rhodes Trust (from 2002 to 2011)
    • Trustee, Mandela Rhodes Foundation (from 2003 to 2011)
    • Member, Remuneration and Nomination Committee, Bergesen Worldwide Gas ASA (from 2006 to 2008)
    • Member, International Advisory Board, Teijin Ltd. (from 2006 to 2008)
    • Trustee, Strawberry Hill Trust (from 2008)
    • Trustee, Cumberland Lodge (from 2009)
    • Chair, Royal Mint Advisory Committee (from 2010)
    • Chair, Biotech Growth Trust (from 2012)
    • Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College