University Of Greenwich Yearbook
Honorary graduates of the University of Greenwich (by year graduated)
The University of Greenwich confers honorary degrees on persons of distinction who either have made major contributions to the work of the university or have earned distinction for activities associated more widely with: education, business, culture, creative work, public service or sport.
Honorary graduates in July 2016
The Hon Mr Justice Cranston, HonLLD
High Court Judge, Queen’s Bench Division
An academic lawyer, Sir Ross Cranston was appointed as a High Court judge in 2007. He previously served as a Labour Party MP and as Solicitor General for England and Wales. He lives locally in Greenwich and is a member of the university’s School of Law Advisory Forum. His honorary award recognises his outstanding career in law and public service
Graduated at Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, Friday 22 July 2016
Dr Kevin Fewster, HonDLitt
Director, Royal Museums Greenwich
Dr Fewster oversees the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory, the Queen’s House and the Cutty Sark. He has enjoyed a distinguished career both in this country and in his native Australia, A Member of the Order of Australia, which he received for services to museum administration and to the preservation of maritime history, he is also President of the International Congress of Maritime Museums.
Graduated at Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, Thursday 21 July 2016
A University of Greenwich graduate, Marti Franch Batllori has been described by Harvard Design Magazine as one of the most influential contemporary landscape architects of his generation. His many awards include the Rosa Barber Prize (2012), the highest award in his profession, and the Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects.