Clare alumna Gillian Tett (1986) is elected Provost of King's College Cambridge

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Dr Gillian Tett (Clare 1986) has been elected as the next Provost of King’s College Cambridge, the 45th holder of the post since the College’s foundation in 1441.

Gillian is currently Chairman of the US Editorial Board and America Editor-at-Large at the Financial Times, having previously been Managing Editor.

She joins a distinguished list of recent Clare members who have been elected Heads of House of Cambridge Colleges, including John Boyd (Master of Churchill), Richard Wilson (Master of Emmanuel), Robert Mair (Master of Jesus), Malcolm Bowie (Master of Christ’s), Duncan Robinson and Rowan Williams (Masters of Magdalene), and of course Loretta Minghella, Master of Clare.

Gillian will take up her appointment at King’s in October 2023. Her alma mater sends her warm congratulations.