Honorary Awards 2016

John Andrews honoraries 2016

Professor John Andrews CBE FLSW

Former Pro Chancellor, University of South Wales

Professor John Andrews was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws in recognition of his contribution to the University and its predecessor institutions.


Jeff Banks honoraries 2016

Jeff Banks CBE FCSD

Award-winning fashion designer

Jeff Banks was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to the fashion industry and the UK and global retail sector.


Amanda Chessell honoraries 2016

Professor Amanda Chessell FREng CEng FBCS HonFIED

Chief Architect, IBM Software Group

Amanda Chessell was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Technology in recognition of her contribution to the computing and technology industry in the UK and globally.


Jonathan Crego honoraries 2016

Professor Jonathan Crego BSc (Hons) PhD MBE

Co-Director of Hydra Operations, Hydra Foundation 

Professor Jonathan Crego was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his contribution to the development of investigatory techniques in policing and intelligence agencies around the world.


Lynne Evans honoraries 2016

Lynne Evans

Director, RCT People First

Lynne Evans was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of her contribution to promoting the rights and opportunities of people with learning disabilities in Rhondda Cynon Taff and across South Wales.


Emyr Jones Parry honoraries 2016

Sir Emyr Jones Parry PhD FInstP

HM Ambassador to the United Nations (2003-2007); President, Learned Society of Wales

Sir Emyr Jones Parry was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws for his contribution to Welsh society, and international governance and security.


Osian Roberts honoraries 2016

Osian Roberts

Technical Director, Welsh Football Trust

Osian Roberts was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to Welsh football and the education of football coaches in Wales and across the world.


Rhodri Talfan Davies

Rhodri Talfan Davies

Director, BBC Cymru Wales 

Rhodri Talfan Davies was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his contribution to the Welsh broadcasting industry.


Eric Thomas honoraries 2016

Sir Eric Thomas MBBS MD FMedSci

Former President, Universities UK; former Vice-Chancellor, University of Bristol

Sir Eric Thomas was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his contribution to Higher Education in the UK, and medical research.