Honorary Awards 2015


Raj AggarwalRaj Aggarwal OBE DL BPharm FRPharmS

Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, President of the Consular Association in Wales, Honorary Consul for India in Wales

Raj Aggarwal was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to civic life in Wales, and to his profession.

Adrian ButtonAdrian Button

Vice President, GE Oil & Gas Middle East and North Africa

Adrian Button was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to global technology industries.

Professor Marcus du SautoyProfessor Marcus du Sautoy OBE

Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford

Professor du Sautoy was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his contribution to increasing the public understanding of science.

Professor Sir Martin EvansProfessor Sir Martin Evans FRS

Chancellor, Cardiff University and Winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine 2007

Professor Sir Martin Evans was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his contribution to medical science and education.

Eurfyl ap GwilymDr Eurfyl ap Gwilym BSc PhD AKC

Economics Expert, Deputy Chairman of Principality Building Society

Dr ap Gwilym was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of his contribution to economics, and to Welsh civic life.

Gerald HolthamGerald Holtham FLSW BA (Oxon) MPhil (Oxon)

Managing Partner, Cadwyn Capital LLP

Gerald Holtham was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of his contribution to public policy and civic society in Wales.



Claire Hudson honoraries 2015Clare Hudson 

Head of BBC Cymru Wales Productions

Claire Hudson was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of her contribution to broadcasting and journalism in Wales.


Helen MolyneuxHelen Molyneux LLB

Chief Executive, NewLaw Solicitors

Helen Molyneux was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws in recognition of her contribution to the law, and to the economy in Wales.

Professor Richard Parry-JonesProfessor Richard Parry-Jones CBE FREng FMIMechE FRSS

Professor of Engineering at Loughborough University

Professor Parry-Jones was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his contribution to engineering science.



Dame Julia Slingo honoraries 2015Professor Dame Julia Slingo DBE FRS

Chief Scientist and Director of Science at the Met Office

Dame Julia Slingo was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of her contribution to research into climate change and meteorological science.


David StevensDavid Stevens CBE

Chief Operation Officer, Admiral Group

David Stevens was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of his contribution to the economy of Wales.

Keith TowlerKeith Towler

Children’s Commissioner for Wales 2008-2015

Keith Towler was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to safeguarding the rights of children in Wales.


Peter VaughanPeter Vaughan OStJ QPM DL BSc (Hons) DipAppCrim

Chief Constable of South Wales Police

Peter Vaughan was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of his contribution to policiing and civic society in Wales.


Kingsley WardKingsley Ward

Founder of Rockfield Studios

Kingsley Ward was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to the music industry.


Professor Julie WilliamsProfessor Julie Williams CBE

Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales

Professor Williams was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of her contribution to science and education in Wales.

Lord Williams of BaglanLord Michael Williams of Baglan
BSc MSc SOAS PhD

Diplomat and Parliamentarian

Lord Williams was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of his contribution to diplomacy and human rights across the world.