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David Harding knighted in New Year's honours list

Billionaire hedge fund founder, David Winton Harding (I 72-78) has been knighted in the New Year honours list for services to philanthropy.
7 Jan 2022
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Billionaire hedge fund founder, David Winton Harding (I 72-78) has been knighted in the New Year honours list for services to philanthropy.

The founder and chief executive of Winton Group is well known for supporting research and science projects, having given the largest single donation to the Science Museum, as well as multimillion pound donations to the University of Cambridge.

A physics graduate from Cambridge, Harding pledged that some of the funds would be used to promote access for students from disadvantaged and minority ethnic backgrounds.

David Harding and his family have shown incredible generosity to the College, culminating in the Harding Communications Centre and Nancye Harding Recital Hall.

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