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LSE governor receives Queen's Birthday Honour

Photograph of Bronwyn CurtisBronwyn Curtis (pictured), a governor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to business economics in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2008. Former LSE lecturer in Social Policy, Dr Katherine Rake, was also awarded an OBE.

Bronwyn Curtis, a former LSE student (MSc Economics - 1974), is a member of the Times Shadow Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and joined the Arch Group as a partner in August 2006 and serves as chief economist. From 1999 to 2006, Bronwyn was head of European Broadcast at Bloomberg LP, where she was responsible for production and editorial for its 24 hour business and financial news coverage.

Dr Katherine Rake, who is also a former LSE student (BSc (Econ) Government - 1993) received an Order of British Empire (OBE) for services to equal opportunities. Katherine is director of the Fawcett Society which promotes women's rights.

The following alumni also received honours this year:

  • Susan Blake, MBE, (BSc Sociology - 1968)
  • Hilary Blume, DBE, (BSc (Econ) - 1965)
  • Susannah Fish, OBE, (BSc (Econ) Government and History - 1986)
  • Ena Fry, MBE, (Diploma in Social Work Studies - 1973)
  • Clara Furse, DBE, (BSc (Econ) - 1979)
  • Colin Price, OBE, (BSc (Econ) Economics - 1964)
  • Lesley Rimmer, OBE, (MSc Social Policy and Administration - 1975)
  • Brian Roper, MBE, (BSc (Econ) Accounting and Finance - 1961)
  • Dudley Savill, MBE, (Diploma in Social Administration - 1971)

The School would like to congratulate everyone who was awarded this year.

Click here for the full list of the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2008|


Posted 20 June