John Cash, Ph.D.
Chair of the Board of Directors
Senior Consultant & Principal
John joined the firm in 2001 as a senior consultant, following eight years as Associate Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Campaign Director at the University of California, Berkeley. John oversaw Berkeley’s “New Century Campaign” a comprehensive, university-wide development program that ultimately raised more than $1.4 billion for the campus. He also served as Vice President of the University of California, Berkeley Foundation.
Before joining UC Berkeley, John was Associate Dean for Development in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University. He was the lead fund-raiser for Stanford’s largest school during the nation’s first $1 billion+ campaign.
John has led the firm’s pioneering research into the evolution of public university development programmes, and he has been active as a speaker for CASE and other professional organisations both in the United States and internationally.
John has been working with clients in the United Kingdom for the past four years. His current and recent clients include Imperial College London, The Grosvenor Estate, Trinity College, Cambridge and the University of Aberdeen.