Honorary Fellows of St John's College, Cambridge

Distinguished for learning or public service

The College Council may from time to time elect to an Honorary Fellowship any person distinguished for learning or public service. The following fifty-five individuals are our current Honorary Fellows (the year in parenthesis after each name is their election date).



List of Honorary Fellows

ADÈS Thomas Joseph Edmund MPHIL CBE (2013) Find out more

AIKENS The Rt Hon Sir Richard John Pearson MA (2005)

BALL Professor Sir John Macleod BA FRS FRSE (2005)

BATES Laura Carolyn BEM FRSL (2020) Find out more

BEATSON The Rt Hon Sir Jack MA LLD FBA (2005)

BREARLEY (John) Michael MA OBE (1998)

BROWNE OF MADINGLEY The Lord (Edmund John Phillip) MA FRS FRENG (1997)

Lord Browne of Madingley
Lord Browne of Madingley. Credit: Roger Harris / Wikimedia Commons

BURT Dan Martin MA (2001)

CARNLEY The Most Revd Peter Frederick PHD AC (2000)

CARTLEDGE Sir Bryan George MA KCMG (1985)

CASTELLS Professor Manuel FBA (2015)

COOMBS, Mark Langhorn MA (2018) Find out more

CORFIELD Charles Nicholas BA (2001)

CRAIG Claire Harvey CBE (2020) Find out more

Claire Craig
Dr Claire Craig

CRISP Lord (Edmund Nigel Ramsay) MA KCB (2008)

DOUGHTY Heidi-Ann OBE (2020) Find out more

EGAN Jennifer BA (2012)

FEIGEN Marc Alan MPHIL (2013)

FREELING Anthony Nigel Stanley PHD (2022) Find out more

GOLDSTONE The Hon Mr Justice (Richard Joseph) (1995)

HAMILTON Professor Andrew David PHD FRS (2011)

HARVEY Professor David William MA PHD FBA (2011)

HENNESSY OF NYMPSFIELD Professor the Lord (Peter John) BA PHD LITTD FBA (2010)

HOPE OF CRAIGHEAD The Rt Hon The Lord (James Arthur David) MA FRSE (1995)

HOPWOOD Sir David Alan MA PHD FRS (2007)

HRH The Prince of Wales KG KT (2018) Find out more

The Duke of Cambridge
The Prince of Wales

IACOBUCCI The Honourable Frank LLM CC KC (1999)

JACOBI Sir Derek George MA CBE (1987)

JACOVIDES Ambassador Andreas Jacovou (Andrew) MA LLM (1999)

KEENLYSIDE Sir Simon John MA CBE (2008) Find out more

KING OF LOTHBURY Professor the Lord (Mervyn Allister) MA (HON)LLD KG GBE FBA (1997)

KING Sir David Anthony MA FRS FRSC FInstP (2022)

KUMAR Sir Harpal Singh MA MENG (2016)

Harpal Kumar
Sir Harpal Kumar. Credit: Cancer Research UK / Wikimedia Commons

LANKESTER Sir Timothy Patrick (Tim) MA KCB (1995)

MAKIN Dame (Pamela) Louise PHD DBE (2015)

MASKIN Professor Eric Stark MA FBA (2004) Find out more


PALIN Sir Roger Hewlett MA KCB OBE (2007)

PEACOCK Professor Sharon CBE FMedSci (2022)

PENROSE Professor Sir Roger PHD OM FRS (1987) Find out more

PHELPS, Annamarie MA CBE (2018) Find out more

POUNTNEY David Willoughby MA CBE (2007)

RADFORD, Professor Sheena Elizabeth PHD FRS FMedSci (2018) Find out more

Sheena Radford
Professor Sheena Radford

RENFREW OF KAIMSTHORN Professor the Lord (Andrew Colin) MA PHD SCD FBA (HON)FRSE FSA (2004)

SCHOLAR Sir Michael Charles MA PHD KCB (1999)

SINGH Dr Manmohan MA (HON)LLD (1982)

STAPLETON Professor (Barbara) Jane (2012)

UPTON Eben Christopher CBE (2020) Find out more

VIRA Professor Bhaskar MPHIL MA PHD (2022)

WILSON Sir David Mackenzie MA LITTD FBA FSA (1985)

WOON Professor Walter SC LLM (2022)