Darwin College is pleased to announce the appointment of John Dix as Bursar to take over from Peter Brindle on his retirement in December. John has for the last ten years been Managing Partner of law firm Hewitsons, a role carrying a wide range of strategic, financial and operational responsibilities. He has been active in the University as a member of its Audit Committee, and is a vice-chair of the Stephen Perse Foundation, having had involvement with the Foundation's buildings projects, development activities, and endowment management. His degrees are in history and law from the University of Sydney, and he practised as a corporate lawyer in both Australia and the UK. He has lived in Cambridge since 1990, is married to a Darwin alumna and together they have three daughters.