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St Catharine’s Members Named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

14.06.18 14:14

The Master of St Catharine’s, Professor Sir Mark Welland, would like to congratulate a number of St Catharine’s Members who have been recognised by HM The Queen in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

David Green CBE QC (1972, History), has been made a Knight Bachelor for services to the Criminal Justice System. David was Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for 6 years from 2012. Speaking about his appointment, Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC said of David "In his time as Director of the SFO [he] led a change in the organisation's approach to prosecuting cases and delivered the first UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement and the first convictions under the Bribery Act 2010.”

Mark Rowley (1983, Mathematics), has been made a Knight Bachelor for Services to Policing. Mark, who retired from the Met in March 2018 after more than 31 years' service, played a key role in the response to the 2017 terror attacks in Westminster, London Bridge and Finsbury Park, and led on developing a national plan for an attack's aftermath to address and ease community tensions, including all-faith forums and vigils.

Tim Waterstone (1958, English) has been made a Knight Bachelor for Services to Bookselling and charity. Time founded the bookshop bearing his name in 1982, and it has become the largest bookselling group in Europe. Speaking of his Knighthood Tim said "It was a complete surprise. At the age of 79, it’s lovely to have a pat on the head like that. It’s all about Waterstones, it was a big thing in my life and it’s lovely."