City University London Famous Alumni

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City University London Famous Alumni

Arts, Science and Academia

Professor L. Bruce Archer

British mechanical engineer and Professor of Design Research at the Royal College of Art.

Dr George Daniels

Horologist,regarded as the greatest watchmaker of modern times and inventor of co-axial escapement.

Jerry Fishenden

Technologist, currently National Technology Officer for the UK.

Professor Dame Wendy Hall

Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton.

John Loder

Sound engineer, record producer and founder of Southern Studios, as well as a former member of EXIT.

Professor Robin Milner

Computer Scientist and recipient of the 1991 ACM Turing Award.

Professor Ebrahim Moosa

Director of the Center for Study of Muslim Networks at Duke University.

Professor Ziauddin Sardar

Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.


Government, Politics and Society

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi)

Leader of Indian independence movement. Pioneer of non-violent mass civil disobedience to achieve political change.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Founder of Pakistan, first Governor-General of Pakistan.

Jawaharlal Nehru

First Prime Minister of the Republic of India.

Clement Attlee

Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951.

Herbert Henry Asquith

Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

Tony Blair

Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.

Roderic Bowen

Welsh Liberal Party politician.

Jody Dunn

Liberal Democrat politician, and a barrister specialising in family law.

Chloe Fox

Australian politician, Labor MP for the South Australian electoral district of Bright.

James Hart

Commissioner of the City of London Police.

Syed Kamall

Conservative Party politician and Member of the European Parliament for the London European Parliament constituency.

Liu Mingkang

Chinese Politician and Businessman, current Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission, former Vice-Governor of the China Development Bank.

Aris Spiliotopoulos

Minister of Greek Tourism.

Margaret Thatcher

Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990.  First female, and longest serving post-war UK Prime Minister.

Dr Ivy Williams

First woman to be called to the English Bar.