development manager, Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust
Giles was appointed as development manager of the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust in January 2016, working across the Scholarships Programme & Humanitas. Giles started his professional career with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, working across their Mergers & Acquisitions teams. He joins WHT from China, where he was head of university admissions for one of the leading schools in the country, in Jinan.
Giles graduated from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, with an MA in History, and subsequently from King’s College London, where his thesis on Caribbean migration in the twentieth century was awarded the Master of Research in History Prize. While completing this thesis, he was invited to contribute to the Cambridge University Migrants and Migration paper, delivering a guest lecture on the cultural impact of migration in the twentieth century.
Wednesday 23 November, 18.00 Large Lecture Room, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, 1 New Rd, Oxford, OX1 1NF