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Lord Sainsbury Of Turville

Settlor, Gatsby Charitable Foundation


Lord Sainsbury was Finance Director of J. Sainsbury plc from 1973–1990, Deputy Chairman from 1988– 1992, and Chairman from 1992–1998. He became Lord Sainsbury of Turville in October 1997 and was appointed Minister of Science and Innovation from July 1998 until November 2006. In 2007 he produced for the government a review of the government’s science and innovation policies, The Race To The Top. He is the Settlor of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.