“What Cambridge University needs now is a politically savvy Chancellor who knows how the wheels of State grind and which mandarins within Whitehall carry decision-making clout. The new Chancellor needs to be an expert lobbyist, a cool-headed power broker and someone who understands what makes Cambridge and its university tick.
David Sainsbury fulfils all of those criteria.”
Business Weekly: ‘a politically savvy Chancellor’
July 18, 2011