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Graham Keniston-Cooper

Chair of the Investment Committee.

Graham took on full governorship following a successful term as a co-opted member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee. He is still a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee, as well as serving on the Outreach Committee and chairing the Investment Committee. Term of office: co-opted for four years from December 2019.

    Graham is a private investor and a non-executive director of a number of companies. He has had a long and distinguished career in private equity, involving significant investment, CEO and board experience including founding General Partner at Cinven, CEO of Lazard Private Equity Partners and Head of Morgan Stanley Private Equity in Europe. Prior to his career in private equity Graham worked as Head of Business Development at Kingfisher and Senior Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. He has a first class honours degree in Mathematics as well as a Masters in Mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge.

    He has a particular interest in Mathematics and is currently Chair of the United Kingdom Maths Trust, is a Trustee of National Numeracy, was a director of the company which organised the 2019 International Maths Olympiad in the UK, and is Chair of the Development Board of the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge.

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