Our Campaign Board brings together eminent alumni and friends of Collegiate Cambridge. Acting as advocates and leading by example, the Board shares the aims of the campaign and provides advice to the Vice-Chancellor and the collegiate community.
Our Campaign Board
Dr Mohamed A El-Erian
Dr Mohamed A. El-Erian is President of Queens' College. He serves as part-time Chief Economic Advisor at Allianz and Chair of Gramercy Fund Management. The Rene M. Kern Practice Professor at The Wharton School and Lauder Senior Global Fellow (University of Pennsylvania). He formerly served as CEO/co-CIO of PIMCO (2007-2014) where he worked for fourteen years and as chair of President Obama's Global Development Council. (2012-2017).
Dr El-Erian is a Financial Times contributing editor, Bloomberg Opinion columnist, and the author of two New York Times best sellers. In addition, Dr El-Erian serves on several non-profit boards, including the NBER, and those of Barclays and Under Armour.
Dr El-Erian is an alumnus of Queens’ (Economics, 1977) and a member of the Guild of Cambridge Benefactors.
Sir Harvey McGrath
Sir Harvey, Chairman of Big Society Capital, is an alumnus of St Catharine’s (Geography, 1971). He also serves as Deputy Chair of The Mayor of London’s Enterprise Panel, Chairman of Governors at Birkbeck College, University of London and Chairman of Funding London. Sir Harvey was knighted in the 2016 New Year’s Honours List for services to economic growth and public life. He is a member of the Guild of Cambridge Benefactors and was awarded The Chancellor’s 800th Anniversary Medal for Outstanding Philanthropy in 2012. He chairs a number of charities, including Heart of the City and the Prince’s Teaching Institute, and is a trustee of New Philanthropy Capital and the Mayor’s Fund for London.