Sarah Squire

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Sarah Squire (née Hutchison; born 18 July 1949), is a former British diplomat. She was President of Hughes Hall, one of the Colleges of the University of Cambridge, from 2006 to 2014.[1]

Early life[edit]

Sarah Hutchison (as she then was) read History at Newnham College, Cambridge, then entered HM Diplomatic Service.


Her work as a diplomat took her to Israel, Washington, D.C., Senegal, Macedonia and Croatia. From 2000 to 2003 she was HM Ambassador in Estonia. In recent years her focus has been on the countries of eastern Europe and former Yugoslavia.

In addition to her responsibilities for Hughes Hall, Sarah Squire has a number of University duties, including as Deputy Vice Chancellor, Director of the Cambridge Trusts, Syndic of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Chairman of the Kurt Hahn Trust[2] and as Chairman of the Biology Faculty Appointments Board. She is also connected with University College London where she is on the Advisory Board of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies.


Sarah Squire is married to William Squire, who himself was British Ambassador to Senegal (1979–1982) and to Israel (1982–1984), and they have one son and one daughter.[3]


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Academic offices
Preceded by
Peter Richards
President of Hughes Hall, Cambridge
Succeeded by