16 January 2019

New Year's Honours 2019

By Development and Alumni Relations Team

We are delighted to congratulate the following alumni and members of the University recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list.*

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

  • Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia DBE (BA History 1983; Honorary Degree 2018)
    Lately Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money. For services to Financial Services and Women in the Financial Industry.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

  • Mr Gurinder Josan CBE (BSc Physics 1995)
    For political service.
  • Mr Chris Packham CBE (Honorary Degree 2018)
    Conservationist and Broadcaster. For services to Nature Conservation.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Mr Anthony Ford-Shubrook OBE (BA Human Geography 2009)
    Youth Ambassador, Able Child Africa and Trustee, Alliance for Inclusive Education.  For services to Children with Disabilities in Africa.

Member of the Order of the British Empire

  • Mr Colin Crooks OBE (BA Modern History Economic History and Politics 1987)
    For services to Disadvantaged People and the Environment in London.


* This list is correct as of 8 January 2019 according to checks against University records. If you notice any inaccuracies or omissions, please contact us.