2016 Honorary Graduates

Meet our 2016 honorary graduates.

Dr Maria Balshaw CBEDoctor of Arts (DArt)

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to arts and culture in the region.

Michael Blackburn OBEDoctor of Business Administration (DBA)

In recognition of his distinguished achievements in the field of business and enterprise and the significant contribution he has made to the North West region.

Professor John BrooksDoctor of Letters (DLitt)

In recognition of his inspirational leadership as our former Vice-Chancellor and outstanding contribution to the development and transformation of the University.

Peter BuddDoctor of Engineering (DEng)

In recognition of his distinguished achievements in the field of global aviation and his generous support and commitment to the University.

Lawrence Jones MBEDoctor of Business Administration (DBA)

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the digital economy in the North West region.

Amir KhanDoctor of Letters (DLitt)

In recognition of his outstanding achievements as a sportsman, his charitable work and generous support of the University.

The Rt Hon Lord MandelsonDoctor of Letters (DLitt)

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the field of politics and business.

Dr Stephen McGregorDoctor of Science (DSc)

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to professional sport and the inspiration he represents to our students.

Warren J Smith KStJ JPDoctor of Letters (DLitt)

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the North West region and support of the regeneration of Manchester.

Honorary Graduates