The following have served as Master of Trinity College, Cambridge:

Name Portrait Term of office
John Redman
1546 1551
William Bill
1551 1553
John Christopherson
1553 1558
William Bill
1558 1561
Robert Beaumont
1561 1567
John Whitgift
1567 1577
John Still
1577 1593
Thomas Nevile
1593 1615
John Richardson
1615 1625
Leonard Mawe
1625 1629
Samuel Brooke
1629 1631
Thomas Comber
1631 1645
Thomas Hill
1645 1653
John Arrowsmith
1653 1659
John Wilkins
1659 1660
Henry Ferne
1660 1662
John Pearson
1662 1672
Isaac Barrow
1672 1677
John North
1677 1683
John Montagu
1683 1699
Richard Bentley
1700 1742
Robert Smith
1742 1768
John Hinchliffe
(also Bishop of Peterborough from 1769)
1768 1789
Thomas Postlethwaite
1789 1798
William Lort Mansel
(also Bishop of Bristol from 1808)
1798 1820
Christopher Wordsworth
1820 1841
William Whewell
1841 1866
William Hepworth Thompson
1866 1886
Henry Montagu Butler
1886 1918
Sir J. J. Thomson
1918 1940
George Macaulay Trevelyan
1940 1951
The Lord Adrian
1951 1965
The Lord Butler of Saffron Walden
1965 1978
Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
1978 1984
Sir Andrew Huxley
1984 1990
Sir Michael Atiyah
1990 1997
Amartya Sen
1998 2004
The Lord Rees of Ludlow
2004 June 2012
Sir Gregory Winter
October 2012 July 2019
Professor Dame Sally Davies
October 2019 Present Master