Adrian Beecroft


Attended Hymers College:


What makes this nominee inspiring?

Adrian retired from his extremely successful business career in 2008 and, since then, has devoted his time to various forms of philanthropy, mostly in the areas of science and education. Projects in which he has had involvement, (either as joint or sole sponsor), include the following-

-the Learning and Resource Centre at Hymers

-refurbishment of the physics labs at Hymers

-the Beecroft Institute of Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Oxford University

-the Sponsor of the Oxford Academy School

-endowment of a Tutorial Fellowship at The Queen’s College, Oxford

-the Beecroft Building, a new six storey Physics building at Oxford University