Anthony Odgers, currently Deputy Chief Executive of UK Government Investments, will join the University in May.
Professor Andrew Neely, currently Head of the Institute for Manufacturing, will take up the position in March 2017.
Dr Stephen Cave joins as Executive Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence.
Roger Bright and Warren Forsyth will play important roles in the North West Cambridge Development project.
Professor James Gazzard will begin his new role in April.
An Australian scientist-turned-legal scholar has been elected as the first female master of Christ's College.