Lord David Willetts
Chair, Innovate Cambridge
The Rt Hon Lord Willetts FRS is president of the Resolution Foundation. He served as the member of parliament for Havant (1992-2015), as minister for universities and science (2010-2014) and previously worked at HM Treasury and the No.10 Policy Unit. He is chair of the UK Space Agency, a board member of UK Research and Innovation, and a visiting professor at King’s College London. He is the chair of Innovate Cambridge and an honorary fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford. Lord Willetts has written widely on economic and social policy. His book A University Education is published by Oxford University Press. A second edition of his book The Pinch, on fairness between the generations, was published in 2019.