Downing College is delighted to announce that Stephen Peel (1984, Land Economy) has been admitted as a Wilkins Fellow, photographed here with Prof Geoffrey Grimmett, Master of Downing College. 

Stephen Peel is the founder of SMP Policy Innovation Limited, a non-for-profit organization aiming to design and promote advanced government policy.  After graduating from Downing in 1987, he represented Great Britain in the Olympic Games in 1988. 

Stephen now dedicates his time to public policy and philanthropic activities after stepping down from a 25-year career in the global private equity industry.  He serves on the Board of Lenta Limited, the Board of Global Witness, the Global Partners Council of the Institute of New Economic Thinking, the Advisory Board for the Institute of State Effectiveness, the Advisory Board of the Open Contracting Partnership, the Jackson Institute’s Advisory Council at Yale University, and the Board of Right to Play Hong Kong.  Stephen Peel is a generous benefactor to the College.

For more information, please see Stephen Peel's profile in our  Directory of Fellows.

Published on 4 November 2016.