Notable Queens' alumni

A selection of notable alumni....

  • Desiderius Erasmus - Scholar
  • Sir Thomas Smith - Scholar & diplomat
  • Charles Villiers Stanford - Composer
  • Stephen Fry - Comedian, actor, author
  • Richard Hickox - Conductor
  • Demis Hassabis  - Scientist & entrepreneur
  • Baroness Worthington - Politician
  • Michael Foale - Astronaut
  • Mike Gibson - Rugby player
  • Lord Eatwell - Economist
  • Graham Swift - Novelist
  • Charles Tomlinson - Poet
  • Sir David Walker - Financier
  • Mohamed El-Erian - Financier
  • Simon Bird - Actor
  • Dr Thomas Odhiambo - Entomologist & environmental activist
  • Elizabeth Day - Author & journalist
  • Osborne Reynolds FRS - Engineer, physicist: fluid mechanics
  • Tom Holland - Novelist & historian
  • Khalid Abdalla - Actor & producer
  • Robert Chote - Economist
  • Emily Maitlis - Journalist
  • Waris Hussein - BAFTA-winning director (Edward & Mrs Simpson)
  • Hannah Murray - Actress
  • Mark Watson - Comedian & novelist
  • Sir Richard Dearlove - former head of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
  • Joanna Scanlan - Actress & television writer
  • Isaac Milner - Mathematician & inventor
  • Robin Millar - Record producer
  • Dr Pippa Wells - Physicist
  • Simon Harris - five-time Umpire of the Boat Race
  • Manish Pandey - BAFTA-winning writer (Senna)
  • Martha Plessas - first Queens' female Rowing Blue
  • Colin Butler - Entomologist & bee specialist
  • George Band - Mountaineer