GSEV Gores Holdings VII

Filed: 20 Jan 21, 5:28pm

Exhibit 99.5

Consent to be Named as a Director Nominee

In connection with the filing by Gores Holdings VII, Inc. of the Registration Statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), I hereby consent, pursuant to Rule 438 of the Securities Act, to being named as a nominee to the board of directors of Gores Holdings VII, Inc. in the Registration Statement and any and all amendments and supplements thereto. I also consent to the filing of this consent as an exhibit to such Registration Statement and any amendments thereto.


Dated: January 20, 2021   

/s/ Elizabeth Marcellino

   Elizabeth Marcellino