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Current Honorary Fellows

Lord Adonis
Secretary of State for Transport (2009–10)

Sir Christopher Ball
Warden of Keble (1980–88)

Rt Hon Ed Balls
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2011-15

Professor Tim Besley CBE
School Professor of Economics and Political Science, LSE

Sir Walter Bodmer FRC Path FRS
Preeminent human geneticist; head of the Cancer and Immunogenetics Laboratory in the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford

Professor Sir Mike Brady
Professor of Oncological Imaging in the Department of Oncology at the University of Oxford

Mrs Victoria de Breyne
College benefactor, widow of Andre de Breyne

Professor Dame Averil Cameron FBA
Warden (1994-2010)

The Hon Justice Edwin Cameron
Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa

Mr Lod M Cook
American businessman and philanthropist; chief executive of ARCO

Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe FBA
Professor of European Archaeology at Oxford, and Fellow (1972–2007)

Mr Adrian Darby
Fellow and Tutor in Economics (1963–1985); former Chairman of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Professor Christopher Dobson
Master of St John's College, Cambridge

Professor Sir David Eastwood
Junior Research Fellow in History (1983–86); Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham

Professor Richard English FBA
Keble (1982).   Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, since 2011

Professor Raoul Franklin
Fellow and Tutor in Engineering (1963–78); Vice-Chancellor (1978–98) and Professor of Plasma Physics and Technology (1986–98) at City University London

Mr Robin Geffen
Founder of Neptune Investment Management and College benefactor

Professor Vincent Gillespie FBA
JRR Tolkien Professor of English Literature and Language at the University of Oxford since 2004.

Professor Jim Griffin
Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy (1966–96); White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford (1996–2000)

Lord Hall of Birkenhead
Keble 1970. Director General of the BBC

Mr Jeremy Hardie
Fellow and Tutor in Economics (1968–75)

The Hon Justice Heydon
Fellow and Tutor in Law (1967–73); appointed as a Justice of the High Court of Australia in 2003

Professor Sir Geoffrey Hill
Keble 1950. English poet and critic; Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford 2010-2015

Mr Imran Khan
Keble 1972. Played international cricket for Pakistan (1971–92); founder of the political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

Mr Robert Lloyd
Keble 1959. Opera singer and broadcaster

Mr Bryan Magee
Keble 1949. Writer and broadcaster; MP for Leyton (1974–83)

Dr James Martin (1933-2013)
Benefactor of the Oxford Martin School

Professor Mike Mingos
Fellow and Tutor in Chemistry (1976–92); Professor of Chemistry at Oxford

Anne-Sophie Mutter
Violin virtuoso

Prof Dennis Nineham
Warden of Keble (1969–79)

Mr David Owen Norris
Keble 1972. Pianist, composer and broadcaster

Sir Peter North
Fellow and Tutor in Law (1965–76); Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University (1993–97)

Sir Anthony O'Reilly

Professor Sir Ghillean Prance
Botanist and ecologist; scientific director of the Eden Project

Dr George Richardson
Warden of Keble (1989–94)

Sir Ivor Roberts
Keble 1964. Diplomat, serving as British ambassador to Yugoslavia, Ireland and Italy; President of Trinity College, Oxford

Mr George Robinson
Keble 1975. Hedge fund manager and College benefactor

Professor Sir Adrian Smith
Fellow and Tutor in Mathematics 1971-74. Vice-Chancellor of University of London since 2012.

Prof Robert Stevens
Lawyer and academic; Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz (1987–91) and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford (1993–2001)

Professor Lionel Tarassenko
Keble 1978.  Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Centre of Excellence in Medical Engineering, University of Oxford, since 2001.

Mr Desmond Watkins
College benefactor.

Sir Andreas Whittam Smith
Co-founder of The Independent

Professor Chris Wickham
Keble (1971).  Chichele Professor of Medieval History, University of Oxford since 2005.

Lord Wilson of Tillyorn
Keble 1955. Governor of Hong Kong (1987–92); Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge (2002–08)

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