Harpal Kumar is the CEO of Cancer Reserach UK.

Kumar attended St. John’s College,¬† Cambridge, where he gained MEng and MA degrees and won the Mobil Prize, Metal Box Prize, and Hughes Prize.

He subsequently gained an MBA with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar at Harvard Business School where he won the Ford Prize and the Wolfe Prize.

When asked about his work with Cancer Research UK he said: “I’m someone who believes that if we put our minds to it, we can change the world. I can think of no more important sector in which to do that.”

Harpal Kumar headhot cruk