The first edition of Cambridge Minds will be broadcast this Saturday (March 21st) at 3pm. It features statistician Sir David John Spiegelhalter, OBE FRS and Master of Selwyn College Roger Mosey.
Trevor Dann said: “Cambridge is full of people giving great thoughts, not only in our two universities, but in publishing and media, in galleries, on the science park and in laboratories”.
Sir David, the Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge explains how he sees himself as a ‘performing statistician’.
Roger Mosey, the former editor of the Today programme and controller of Radio 5 Live, masterminded the BBC’s coverage of the London Olympics. Master of Selwyn College since 2013, Mosey calls for public service competition for the BBC.
Trevor, who was educated at Fitzwilliam College, began his broadcasting career in 1974, was a producer at Radio 1 and on BBC2’s Old Grey Whistle Test. He went on to become Head Of BBC Music Entertainment running all the BBC’s pop music production including Radio 1, Radio 2, Top of the Pops, Later and Glastonbury.
In the 1980s he presented a weekly rock show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire and returned to present the station’s breakfast show between 2002 and 2004.
Recently Trevor Dann’s Company has produced Radio 2’s Sounds of the 20th Century.
In addition to his work on Cambridge Minds, Trevor has recently joined the board of Cambridge 105, the city’s volunteer-run radio station.