School of Business and Economics

Our alumni

Distinguished Alumni

All of our graduates are special and should be extremely proud of their achievements. Since 2012, the University has awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards to a select handful of graduates across the University who have demonstrated outstanding inspiration, merit, achievement or commitment in a particular role, or to society, education, knowledge and research.

2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

During the 2019 Awards Dinner, we had the opportunity of presenting three alumni the Distinguished Alumni Award for their commendable efforts in both their careers and industry.

We are delighted to present our Distinguished Award Winners of 2018.

Paul Holohan
(Loughborough MBA, 1996)

In recognition for his 30 years of experience in the printing and packaging industry at CEO and Managing Director level.

 


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Michael Tye
(BSc Management Sciences, 1976)

In recognition for his successful and transformative career in the retail industry.


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Andrew King
(Loughborough MBA, 2005)

He was recognised for his exceptional contribution to the food and beverage industry.


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Previous Distinguished Alumni Winners

We are extremely proud of the achievements our alumni have accomplished during their career journey.

Over the past years, we have awarded several alumni the Distinguished Alumni Award for their admirable work and dedication to their trade.

View our past distinguished award winners.

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Gay Deuchar
(BA, Business Administration with a Modern Language, 1980)

In recognition of her outstanding commitment to coaching and mentoring women in business.

Louise Cooke
(BSc Management Sciences, 1986)

In recognition of her outstanding loyalty to the fast moving consumer goods industry.

Jill Ross
(
BSc Retail Management, 1997)

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to the retail consulting industry.

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2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Tim Dyson
(BSc Management Sciences, 1984)

In recognition of extraordinary achievement and innovation in the communications field.

 

 



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Patricia Jackson
(BSc Economics, 1974)

In recognition of her outstanding service to economics and the banking industry.

 

  


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Laura Unsworth MBE
(BSc Accounting and Financial Management, 2013)

In recognition of her contribution and achievement in both university and world-class sport.

 

 

 



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2015 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Sarah Branquinho
(BA French, German and Economics, 1978)

In recognition of her outstanding career and services to travel retail.

 

 
 



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Tony DeNunzio CBE
(BA Business Administration and Language, 1982)

In recognition of his outstanding career and global business leadership.

 


  



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Dr Ian Shepherdson
(BSc Banking and Finance, 1988; PhD Economics, 1993)

In recognition of his outstanding career and contribution to economics.

 

 
 



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2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Nick Bunker
(BA, Business Administration and French, 1986)

In recognition of extraordinary achievement in the fast-moving consumer goods industry.

 

 




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Andrew Fisher OBE
(BSc Economics, 1991)

In recognition of his outstanding leadership of a technologically innovative business.

 

  


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Paul Philpott
(BSc Banking and Finance, 1988)

In recognition of extraordinary achievement and innovation in the motor industry.


   



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2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

John Dunford
(BSc Economics and Accounting, 1981)

In recognition of his outstanding leadership and ability to motivate others.

 
  



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Martin Strzelecki
(BSc Economics with Econometrics, 1978)

In recognition of his outstanding achievement and contribution to further developing an innovative retail business.

 


  



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Jean Tomlin OBE
(BSc Economic History and Sociology, 1977)

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to human resource management and her commitment to corporate social responsibility.

 

 

 



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2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Mark Brown
(BSc Economics, 1984)

In recognition of his contribution to the finance industry and investment banking strategy.

 

  


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Peter Dawkins
(BSc Economics, 1975)

In recognition of his contribution and commitment to economic and social policy issues.

 

  


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Christine Hodgson
(BSc Accounting and Financial Management, 1987)

In recognition of her commitment to inspiring women in business.

 

  



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Stuart Miller
(BSc Management Sciences, 1990)

In recognition of outstanding achievement in enterprising business.

 

  


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Percy Mistry
(B.Tech, Industrial Engineering and Management, 1969)

In recognition of his dedication and extraordinary vision in developing innovative approaches in international finance.

 


  




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Jeff Prestridge
(Bsc Economics, 1980)

In recognition of his commitment and contribution to personal consumer finance.

 
  



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