Sir Richard Dearlove retires as Master of Pembroke

by Sally March

Today marks the retirement of Sir Richard Dearlove as fifty-third Master of the College. We wish him and Lady Dearlove a long and happy retirement and thank them for their support for Pembroke over the last eleven years.

Below please find Sir Richard’s letter to alumni, sent on his final day as Master:

Sir Richard Dearlove

“On my final day as Master I would like to express my gratitude and thanks to the Members of Pembroke for their loyalty to and wonderful support for the College during my Mastership.

I would also like to thank you for the support and kindness you have shown to me and Rosalind. We have had the most enjoyable and satisfying eleven years and will always regard Pembroke with a very special affection.

I wish the College well under new leadership and am confident it will continue to go from strength to strength.

Floreat Domus!”

Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG OBE
Master (2004-2015)