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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge
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    Mr Robert Gardiner, MA FCA

    01223 762242
    Murray Edwards College
    New Hall
    University of Cambridge
    CB3 0DF



    Murray Edwards College is a modern college, within an ancient collegiate tradition, delivering excellence in women’s education.

    Degrees and honours

    • Classics (St John’s College, Cambridge 1984), first class

    Awards and prizes

    • Sir William Browne medal for Latin poetry.


    As Bursar of the College, Robert has general responsibility for its financial and administrative operations and for its legal compliance as an educational charity. Day-to-day this involves control and oversight of finance and investment, residences, catering, estates management, HR, IT, porter’s lodge and the commercial activities which raise funds to support the College’s educational objectives. A material part of his responsibilities is to support the governance processes within the College. Additionally, he represents the College in relevant parts of the wider University.

    The majority of his previous career was spent at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Outside work, he is the Governor of a leading local school and rowing coach, including for the Murray Edwards College Boat Club crews.