David Gill – St John’s Innovation Centre
David Gill is Managing Director of the St John’s Innovation Centre in Cambridge. He previously ran the Innovation & Technology Unit at HSBC Bank in London (1997-2004), then served as an executive director of a technology venture fund (2005-08).
Educated at Cambridge, he was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple before working in corporate finance for US and UK banks.
A Sloan Fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in California (2004-05), he is an Academic Visitor at the Institute of Manufacturing (University of Cambridge Department of Engineering), co-author of numerous publications on innovation, incubation and finance, and a non-executive director of ET Capital Ltd, Syndicate Room Ltd and Ask Inclusive Finance Ltd.