David Gill is Managing Director of the St John’s Innovation Centre in Cambridge. He previously set up and ran the Innovation & Technology Unit at HSBC Bank in London, then served as an executive director of a venture fund focused on early-stage, technology-based investments.
Educated at Cambridge, he qualified as a barrister before working in corporate finance for US and UK banks. A Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in California (2005), David is currently an Academic Collaborator at the University of Cambridge Institute for Manufacturing and a non-executive director of a number of start-up companies.
He is also the co-author several publications on innovation, incubation and finance.