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Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham
(Law, 1969)
Senior Partner, Zul Rafique & Partners, Malaysia [1990]

Professor Chioma Agomo
(Law, 1976; LLM, 1977) 
Professor of Law and Head, Department of Commercial and Industrial Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, Nigeria [2011]

Mr Muquim Uddin Ahmed
Owner, Café Naz on Brick Lane, London; Chairman of the Bangladesh British Chamber of Commerce (two consecutive terms) (2000-05) [2009]

Baroness Murphy of Aldgate
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London (1995-2006); Chairman of Council, St George's, University of London (2006-10) [2008]

Mr William Alsop OBE
Consultant, SMC Alsop (formerly Alsop & Stormer, then Alsop) Architects; Designer of the Blizard Building on Queen Mary University of London's Whitechapel campus [2008]

Dr John Alvey CB FREng
Chairman, SIRA Ltd (1987-94) [1988]

Professor Olive Anderson MA Blitt FRHistS
Former Head, Department of History; Emeritus Professor and Honorary Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London [1994]

Professor Sir (Adolf) William Asscher
Principal (formerly Dean) and Professor of Medicine, St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London (1988-96) [1998]

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Sir Roger Bannister CBE DM FRCP
First person in recorded history to run a mile in under four minutes; a distinguished neurologist and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford (1985-93) [2010]

Dr Muhammed Abdul Bari MBE
Secretary General, Muslim Council of Great Britain (2006-10) [2008]

Mr Alexander Baron (d 1999)
Writer [1991]

Professor Sir Patrick Bateson ScD FRS
Professor of Ethology, University of Cambridge (1984-2005), now Emeritus [2000]

Professor Henry Beker PhD FREng
(Mathematics, 1974; PhD, 1976) 
Visiting Professor of Information Technology, Royal Holloway, University of London; Professor of IT, Westfield College, University of London (1983-84) [2004]

The Reverend Dr Joyce Bennett OBE
(History, 1944) 
Ordained as a priest  in the Diocese of Hong Kong (1971) [1994]

Professor (Gordon) Michael Besser MD DSc FRCP FMedSci
Professor Emeritus, Queen Mary University of London; Consultant and Lead Clinician, Department of Endocrinology, Barts and The London NHS Trust (1994-2001), now Honorary Consultant Physician [2005]

Professor Alan Bevan PhD
Appointed Professor and Head, Department of Botany; Professor of Genetics, Queen Mary University of London (1976-91) [1993]

Mr John Biggs
Member (Lab), City and East, London Assembly, Greater London Authority (since 2000); Former Labour councillor, Tower Hamlets [2009]

The Rt Hon Lord Bingham of Cornhill (d 2010)
Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (2000-08) [1992]

Professor Claus Bock MA DPhil (d 2008)
Professor of German Language and Literature, Westfield College, University of London (1969-84); Emeritus and Honorary Research Fellow, Queen Mary University of London [1992]

Professor William Bonfield CBE PhD FREng FRS
Reader in Materials Science (1968); Professor of Materials (1974-99); Head, Department of Materials (1980-90) and Dean of Engineering (1985-89), Queen Mary University of London [2007]

Professor Malcom Bowie (d 2007)
Head, Department of French, Queen Mary University of London (1976-89) [1997]

Professor Sir Malcolm (Stanley) Bradbury (d 2000)
(MA English, 1955) 
Professor of American Studies (1970-94) and Professorial Fellow (1994–95), University of East Anglia [1984]

Professor Donald Bradley FRS CChem FRSC
Professor of Inorganic Chemistry (1965-87); Head, Department of Chemistry (1978-82) and Emeritus Professor, University of London (since 1988) [1988]

Mr Rory Bremner
Political humourist and writer [2008]

Mrs June Bridgeman CB
(BA, Westfield)
Deputy Chair, Equal Opportunities Commission (1991-94) [1993]

The Rt Hon Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville CH PC FSA
MP for City of London and Westminster South (1977-97); Cities of London and Westminster (1997-01) [1996]

Lady Brooke of Ystradfellte DBE (d 2000)
Vice-Chairman, Conservative Party Organisation (1954-64); Home Secretary (1961-64) [1968]

Sir Trevor Brooking CBE
Professional footballer with West Ham United (1965-84); Director of Football Development, Football Association (since 2004) [2005]

Dr Richard Budgett OBE
(MSc Sports Medicine, 1989) 
Chief Medical Officer, London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (since 2007) [2010]

Dr Margaret Busby OBE
Award-winning writer, editor, critic, consultant and broadcaster; Patron of Independent Black Publishers (IBP) [2011]

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Dr Philip Campbell BSc MSc PhD
(MSc Astrophysics, 1975) 
Editor-in-Chief, Nature; Editor-in-Chief, Nature Publications; Board Member, Nature Publishing House [2009]

Professor Yvonne Carter CBE MD FRCGP (d 2009)
Professor and Head, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (1996-2003) [2004]

The Hon Peter Caruana
(Law, 1978)
MP in Gibraltar (since 1991); Chief Minister of Gibraltar (since 1996) [1998]

Sir William Castell
Chairman of the Wellcome Trust [2014]

Professor Terence Cave MA DPhil FBA
Professor of French Literature, University of Oxford (1989-2001), now Emeritus; Fellow and Tutor in French [2010]

Professor John Chalker
Trustee, Westfield College, University of London [1993]

The Rt Hon Baroness Chalker of Wallasey
MP (Con) for Wallasey, Essex (1972-92); Minister of State for Overseas Development (1989-97); Chairman, Africa Matters Ltd (since 1998) [1998]

Sir John (Leonard) Chalstrey MD FRCS
Lord Mayor of London (1995-96); Consultant Surgeon, St Bartholomew's Hospital (1969-96); Surgeon Emeritus, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals (1996); Senior Lecturer, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College (1969-96) [1997]

Miss Gwen Chambers
Former Finance Officer, Westfield College, University of London [1990]

Professor Kei Biu Chan
(Electrical Engineering, 1968; PhD, 1972)
Chairman and Managing Director, Surface Mount Technology (Holdings) Ltd, Hong Kong [1998]

Dr Peter Chester FREng
(Physics, 1950; PhD, 1953) 
Chairman, National Wind Power Ltd (1991-95) [1991]

Professor John Clarke FRS (d 2013)
(Aeronautical Engineering, 1949) 
Professor of Theoretical Gas Dynamics, Cranfield Institute of Technology (1972-91); now Emeritus (1992) [1992]

Professor Peter John Bell Clarricoats CBE FREng FRS
Professor of Electronic Engineering (1968-97), now Emeritus and Head, Department of Electronic Engineering (1979-97), Queen Mary University of London [2000]

The Rt Hon Lord Clinton-Davis 
MP (Lab) for Hackney Central (1970-83); Life peer as Baron Clinton-Davis of Hackney in the London Borough of Hackney (1990) [1992]

Professor Richard Clymo
Staff member, Department of Botany, Westfield College, University of London (1961-83); Dean of Faculty (1988-91) and Head of School (1991-95), Queen Mary University of London [2001]

Mr William Cockburn CBE DFC
Managing Director, Royal Mail (1986-92); Chief Executive, The Post Office (1992-95) [1991]

Professor Robert Cohen CBE MD FRCP FMedSci (d 2014)
Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Director, Academic Medical Unit, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (1981-99) [2000]

Dr E Mary Cooke OBE Hon Dip HIC
Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Bacteriology, St Bartholomew's Hospital (1967-71); Member of Council, Medical Defence Union for 15 years [2008]

Professor David Coward
Research Professor in French, University of Leeds [2005]

The Hon Dame Laura (Mary) Cox DBE
(Law, 1973; LLM, 1975) 
Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division (since 2002) [2005]

Professor (Francis) Roger Crane (d 2001)
Professor of Law, Queen Mary University of London (1965-78), then Emeritus [1980]

Mr Michael Crystal QC
(Law, 1969)
Deputy High Court Judge; Senior Visiting Fellow, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London [1996]

Lord Currie of Marylebone
(PhD Economics, 1978) 
Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Economics, Queen Mary University of London (1972-88); Chairman, International Centre for Financial Regulation (since 2009) [1997]

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Lord Dainton PhD FRS (d 1997)
Chemist; Chairman, British Library Board (1973-85); Chairman, National Radiological Protection Board (1973-85); Chancellor, University of Sheffield (1978-97) [1985]

Mr Peter Davies DMS
Chief Operating Officer (School Secretary), Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry,Queen Mary University of London (2001-08) [2011]

Dr Paul Dean CB
(PhD Physics, 1958) 
Director, National Physical Laboratory (1977-90) [1984]

Professor Michael James Stuart Dewar FRS (d 1997)
Professor of Chemistry and Head, Department of Chemistry (1951-59); Robert A Welch Professor of Chemistry, University of Texas (1963-90) [1993]

David Dewing
Director, the Geffrye Museum of the Home (since 1991); Trustee of the Gordon Russell Design Museum; Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; Senior Warden of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers; Member of the Advisory Committee of MODA (Musuem of Domestic Design and Architecture, Middlesex University) [2014]

Professor Alan Deyermond FBA (d 2009)
Professor of Spanish, Westfield College, University of London and Queen Mary University of London (1969-97), then Research Professor [1999]

Professor Aubrey Diamond QC (d 2006)
Professor of Law, Queen Mary University of London (1966-71); Co-Director, London Law Centre (1987-99); Emeritus Professor of Law, University of London [1984]

Professor Christopher John Dickinson
Professor of Medicine and Chairman, Department of Medicine, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College (1975-92), now Emeritus [2002]

Mr Andrew Dilnot CBE
Member of Council, Westfield College, University of London and Queen Mary University of London (1987-95); Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford (since 2005) [2004]

Dr David John Drewry
(Geography, 1969)
Vice-Chancellor and Professor, University of Hull (1999-2009); Vice-President and Board Member, European Universities Association (since 2009) [1991]

Professor Roy Duckworth CBE
Emeritus Professor of Oral Medicine, University of London; Dean, The London Hospital Medical College (1986-94) [1997]

Dr Martin Duffell
Honorary Research Fellow, School of Modern Languages, Queen Mary University of London [1993]

Mr Anderson Dunn
Assistant Commissioner, Metropolitan Police (1994-2001) [1998]

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Mr Ong Choo Eng
(Civil Engineering; MSc Advanced Structural Engineering, 1966)
Group Managing Director, Hwa Hong Corporation Ltd, Singapore [1990]

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Sir Edward Fennessy CBE (d 2009)
(Electronic Engineering, 1934)
Managing Director, Telecommunications (1969-77) and Deputy Chairman (1975-77), Post Office Corporation [1998]

Ms Eva Figes (d 2012)
(English, 1953) 
Novelist, memoirist and critic; Co-editor, Macmillan Women Writers series (since 1987) [1990]

Ms Elizabeth Filkin
Chairman, Advertising Advisory Committee (since 2005); United Kingdom's Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards (1999-2002); Assistant Chief Executive, then Revenue Adjudicator, London Docklands Development Corporation (1990-95) [1999]

Professor William (Bill) Fishman
Former Barnet Shine Senior Research Fellow then Visiting Professor, Centre for the Study of Migration, Queen Mary University of London; Founding Governor, East End Jewish Museum [1999]

Dr Frank Fitzgerald CBE PhD FREng
Consultant (since 1992); Director, Sheffield Forgemasters Ltd (1993-98); Chairman, British Steel Corporation (Overseas Services) subseq. British Steel Consultants (1981-89) [2004]

Professor Gordon Elliott (Tony) Fogg CBE FRS (d 2005)
(Botany, 1939)
Professor of Botany, Westfield College, University of London (1960-71); Professor and Head, Department of Marine Biology, University College of North Wales, Bangor (1971-85), then Emeritus [1975]

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Professor (Charon) Robin Ganellin FRS
(Chemistry, 1955; PhD, 1958) 
Smith Kline and French Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University College London (1986-2002), now Emeritus [1991]

Dr Rita Gardner CBE
Director, Environmental Science Unit and Reader in Environmental Science, Queen Mary University of London (1994-96); Director and Secretary, Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) (since 1996) [2002]

Professor Dame Hazel Genn DBE LLD FBA
Lecturer (1985-88); Reader (1988-91); Professor and Head, Department of Law (1991-94), Queen Mary University of London; Professor of Socio-Legal Studies (since 1994) and Dean, Faculty of Laws (since 2008), University College London [2004]

Dr Dennis Gillings CBE
Co-Founder and former CEO, Quintiles, now Executive Chairman; former Professor of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA [2008]

Professor (Oliver) Nigel Glendinning (d 2013)
Professor of Spanish at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London (1974-91); Professor Emeritus (1991) [1989]

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO
Patron, Westfield College, University of London [1991]

Professor Sir Ernst Gombrich OM CBE FBA (d 2001)
Director, Warburg Institute and Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition, University of London (1959-76), then Emeritus [1989]

Professor Sir Roy Goode QC CBE FBA
Professor of Law (1971-73); Head, Department of Law and Dean, Faculty of Law (1976-80); Crowther Professor of Credit and Commercial Law (1973-89); Director and Founder, Centre for Commercial Law Studies (1980-89), Queen Mary University of London [1990]

Mr Piers Gough CBE RIBA RA
Architect; Partner, Campbell, Zogolovitch, Wilkinson and Gough (CZWG) Architects (since 1975); works include the Green Bridge in Mile End Park [2000]

Dr David Gray
Former Director, International Programme, Beaver College (now Arcadia University), USA [1985]

Mr Simon James Holiday Gray CBE (d 2008)
Novelist and writer; Lecturer in English, Queen Mary University of London (1965-85) [1985]

Dame Mary (Molly) Georgina Green DBE
Headmistress, Kidbrooke School, London (1954-73); Chairman, BBC London Local Radio Council (1973-78); Chairman, General Optical Council (1979-85) [1976]

Mr John Jacob Gross (d 2011)
Writer and editor; Assistant Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London (1959-62); Theatre critic, The Sunday Telegraph (1989-2005); Trustee, National Portrait Gallery (1977-84) [1986]

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Mr Peter Hall OBE (d 2009)
(Electrical Engineering, 1940)
Former Director, ICT/ICL; President, British Computer Society (1981-82) [1967]

Mr Martin Harris (d 2001)
Governor, Queen Mary University of London (1979-89); Chairman of Council, Queen Mary University of London (1989-95) [1997]

The Rt Hon Lord Hattersley
MP (Labour) for Birmingham Sparkbrook (1964-97); Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (1983-92); Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer (1983-87) [2008]

Professor Arthur Hatto FBA (d 2010)
Head, Department of German, Queen Mary University of London (1938-77) [1991]

The Rt Hon Sir Edward Richard George Heath KG MBE (d 2005)
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1970-74); Leader of the Conservative Party (1965-75) [1990]

Mr Roger Henderson QC
Recorder of the Crown Court (since 1983); Deputy High Court Judge (since 1987); Governor, London Hospital Medical College (1989-96); Chairman of Council (1993-96) and Member of Council (1993-2005), Queen Mary University of London [2006]

Professor Sheila Hillier MSc DipChinLang
(PhD Medicine, 1986)
Emeritus Professor of Medical Sociology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London [2009]

Mr Christopher Hobden
Chairman, The Hobden Group [2011]

Professor Eric Hobsbawm CH PhD FBA (d 2012)
Emeritus Professor of Economic and Social History, University of London; Emeritus Professor, New School for Social Research, USA [2004]

Dr Peggy Holmes (d 2007)
(French, 1949) 
Former Lecturer in French and Dean of Women Students, Queen Mary University of London [1986]

Dr John Horder CBE
General Practitioner of Medicine (1951-81); Founder (1987) and Chairman (1987-94), National Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education [1997]

Dr Francis Horn
President, University of Rhode Island, USA (1958-67), now Emeritus [1990]

Mr Philip Hughes CBE
Artist and director, Thames and Hudson Ltd [1986]

Professor M Wyn Humphrey Davies (d 2007)
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Queen Mary University of London (1956-79), then Emeritus [1984]

Sir Andrew Huxley OM FRS HonFREng (d 2012)
Awarded (jointly) Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1963); Master (1984-90), Fellow (1941-60 and 1990-2012), Trinity College, Cambridge [1986]

Mr Matthew (Matt) Hyde
(English, 1996)
Chief Executive, National Union of Students (NUS) (since 2007) [2012]

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Dame Tamsyn Imison DBE MA FRSA
Education strategist; Headteacher, Hampstead School, London (1984-2000) [2004]

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Rabbi The Lord Jakobovits (d 1999)
Chief Rabbi, United Hebrew Congregations of the British Commonwealth of Nations (1967-91) [1986]

Mr Neil Jameson
Founding Executive Director, Citizens UK (since 1996); Lead Organiser, London Citizens (since 2002) [2012]

The Rt Hon Lord Jenkin of Roding
MP (Conservative) for Wanstead and Woodford (1964-87); President, Vice-President (1996-97) and Chairman (1997-2006), Foundation for Science and Technology [1990]

Mrs Ruth Prawer Jhabvala CBE (d 2013)
(MA English, 1951) 
Author [1983]

Professor Anne Jones
Professor of Lifelong Learning, Brunel University (1995-2001), now Emeritus; Member of Council, Queen Mary University of London (1991-2002) [2009]

Dr Gwyn Owain Jones CBE (d 2006)
Director, National Museum of Wales (1968-77); Professor of Physics, University of London; Head, Department of Physics, Queen Mary University of London (1953-68) [1969]

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Professor Vijay Kakkar OBE FRCS
Founder-Director, Thrombosis Research Institute, London; Founder, Scientific Chairman and Managing Trustee, Thrombosis Research Institute, Bangalore; Emeritus Professor, University of London [2009]

Professor Peter Kalmus OBE PhD FInstP CPhys
Professor of Physics (1978-98) and Head, Department of Physics (1992-97), Queen Mary University of London, now Emeritus [2004]

Sir Charles Kao PhD FREng
Vice Chancellor, Chinese University of Hong Kong (1987-96); Honorary Professor (since 1996); in 1966 made a discovery that led to a breakthrough in fibre optics; Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics (2009) [2008]

Ms Lois Keidan
Director, Live Arts, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (1992-97) [2009]

Sir (John) Frank Kermode MA FBA (d 2010)
Literary critic; King Edward VII Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge (1974-82); Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University, USA (1977-78) [2004]

The Rt Hon Sir Michael Kerr (d 2002)
Lord Justice of AppeaL (1981-89); Chairman, Advisory Council, Centre of Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London (1980-89) [1985]

Mr George Kessler CBE
Joint Deputy Chairman, Kesslers International Ltd [2007]

Dr Frederick Ernest King FRS
Scientific Adviser, British Petroleum Co Ltd (1959-71) [1954]

Professor John King FRCS FFSEM (UK) FISM, MRCP
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London [2011]

Professor Geoff Kirk RDI CEng FIMechE FRAeS FIED FRSA
Visiting Professor, Queen Mary, University of London; Chief Design Engineer, Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce (1994-2007) [2005]

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The Lord Levene of Portsoken KBE
Chairman, Lloyds (2002-11); Lord Mayor of London (1998-99) [1994]

Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy OBE
Spiritual Head, Spanish & Portuguese Jews' Congregation (since 1980); Founder and Honorary Principal, Naima Jewish Preparatory School, London [2012]

Ms Andrea Levy
Novelist; Author of Small Island (Orange Prize for Fiction; Whitbread Book of the Year, 2004); Commonwealth Writer's Prize, Orange Prize for Best of the Best (2005) [2012]

Dr Julian Lew QC
Professor and Head, School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London; Barrister and international arbitrator [2009]

Miss G Mary Lewis MBE (d 2005)
Treasurer, Westfield College, University of London (1976-83); Senior Administrator, BBC (1938-76) [1989]

Professor Jintong Lin
President, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) [2001]

Sir Norman Lindop DL (d 2014)
(Chemistry, 1942) 
Chairman of Council, Westfield College, University of London (1983-89); Director, Hatfield Polytechnic (1969-82) [1976]

Professor John Loughhead OBE FREng FCGI
Executive Director, UK Energy Research Centre [2009]

Professor Henry Royston Loyn FBA MA FSA FRHistS (d 2000)
Professor of History (1977-87) and Vice-Principal (1980-86), Westfield College, University of London [1989]

Major-General Adrian Lyons CBE
Director General, Railway Forum (2001-06); Master, Drapers' Company (2010-11) [2012]

Mr Dennis John Lyons CB (d 2011)
Scientist; Director General of Research, Department of the Environment (1971-76) [1969]

Professor Sir Michael Lyons KT
(MSc Economics, 1973) 
Chairman of the BBC Trust (2007-11) [2002]

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Professor Ian Macdonald FRS
Professor of Pure Mathematics, Queen Mary University of London (1976-87), now Emeritus [1991]

Professor Alasdair MacIntyre
Arts and Sciences Professor of Philosophy, Duke University, USA (1995-2000); Senior Fellow, Centre for Contemporary Aristotelian Studies in Ethics and Politics, London Metropolitan University (since 2010) [1984]

Ruth Mackenzie CBE
Director of the Cultural Olympiad, Curator of London 2012 Festival (2012) [2013]

Mr Bryan Magee
Visiting Professor (1994-2000) and Honorary Senior Research Fellow in History of Ideas (1984-94), King's College, London [1988]

Professor Sir Peter Mansfield FRS
(Physics, 1959; PhD, 1962)
Professor of Physics, University of Nottingham (1979-94), now Emeritus; Awarded (jointly) Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (2003) [1985]

Professor Derek Martin
Former Head, Department of Physics; Dean, Faculty of Science and University Senator, Queen Mary University of London; now Emeritus (since 1994) [1996]

Mr David Beresford Mash, JP, MA, ARCO
House and Senior Master at Merchant Taylor's School, Northwood [2014]

Dr Donald Mason (d 1991)
Former Head, Department of Pharmacology, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College and Dean of Basic Medical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London (1988-91) [1991]

Mr Yosuke Masuda
(Law, 1983) 
Former New Komeito Party (NKP) Member in the House of Representatives, National Diet of Japan (Kokkai) [1988]

His Excellency Thomas Matussek
German Ambassador to the UK (2002-06); Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN (2006-09); Ambassador of Germany to India (since 2009) [2009]

Lord Andrew Mawson
Social Entrepreneur [2013]

Professor Alexander McNeish
Warden, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Vice-Principal, Queen Mary University of London (1997-2000); Emeritus Professor in Clinical Science, University of London(since 2001) [2007]
  
Dr Margaret Mein (d 2008)
Emeritus Reader in French, Queen Mary University of London [1993]

The Rt Hon Lord Mellish (d 1998)
MP (Lab) (1946-82); Government Chief Whip (1969-70 and 1974-76); Opposition Chief Whip (1970-74); Chairman and Deputy Chairman, London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) (1981-85) [1985]

Sir Harry Melville KCB FRS (d 2000)
Principal, Queen Mary University of London (1967-76) [1985]

Sir James Menter FRS FRSE (d 2006)
Principal, Queen Mary University of London (1976-86) [1986]

Sir Peter Michael CBE
Chairman, Classic FM (1993-2008); Chairman, Peter Michael Winery, California (1982); Chairman, Pelican Cancer Foundation (since 1999) [1983]

Dr Frank Middlemiss
(Geology, 1950; PhD, 1955)
Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, University Reader and Emeritus Reader in Geology, Queen Mary University of London [1996]

Lord Millett
Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (1998-2004); Lord Justice of Appeal (1994-98); Judge of the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division (1986-94); Examiner and Lecturer in Practical Conveyancing, Council of Legal Education (1962-76) [2012]

Miss Dorothy Moore MBE (d 2005)
Librarian, Westfield College, University of London (1941-75) [1978]

Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore CBE FRS FRAS (d 2012)
Freelance author and astronomer; Presenter of BBC TV Series, The Sky at Night (1957-2012) [1983]

Dame Anne Mueller DBE (d 2000)
Second Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury (1987-90); Member of Council, Queen Mary University of London (1990-95) [1996]

The Rt Hon Lord Murray of Epping Forest OBE (d 2004)
General Secretary, Trades Union Congress (1973-84) [1988]

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Mrs Bushra Nasir CBE
(Genetics and Microbiology, 1974)
Headteacher of Plashet School for Girls, East Ham, London (since 1997) [2007]

Professor Adam Neville CBE TD FRSE FREng
(Civil Engineering, 1950)
Expert on concrete structures; Author of Properties of Concrete (1963; 5th edition, 2011) [1997]

Sir Edwin Nixon CBE DL (d 2008)
Chairman, IBM UK (1986-90); Trustee (1969-86) and Vice-Chairman (1980-82), Westfield College, University of London [1983]

 

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Mr Stephen O'Brien CBE
Chairman, Barts and The London NHS Trust (since 2010); Chairman, International Health Partners (since 2005); Chief Executive(1992-2002), Chairman (2002-05), Joint President (2005), London First [2012]

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Mr Martin Paisner CBE
Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner (since 2001); Partner, Paisner & Co (1972-2001) [1994]

The Rt Hon Sir Michael Palliser GCMG (d 2012)
Patron, Barts and The London Alumni Association; Chairman of the City and East London Confederation of Medicine and Dentistry (1989-95), Permanent Under-Secretary of State and Head, Diplomatic Service (1975-82) [1990]

Sir Peter Parker LVO (d 2002)
Chairman, Westfield College (1969-76); Chairman, Mitsubishi Electric Europe BV (1996-2002) [1979]

Mr Ronald Parkin
College Secretary, Westfield College, University of London (1966-84) [1991]

Professor Gerald Pattenden FRS
(PhD Chemistry, 1966)
Sir Jesse Boot Professor of Organic Chemistry (1988-2005) and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (1997-2003), University of Nottingham [1999]

Professor Patrice André Gilbert Pavis
Professor of Theatre Studies, Paris VIII University; Professor for Theatre Studies, University of Kent [2005]

Mr Charles Perrin CBE
Member of Council and College Treasurer, Queen Mary University of London (1997-2009); Deputy Chairman (1986-98) and Chief Executive (1995-98), Hambros Bank Ltd [2000]

Professor Christopher Perrins LVO FRS
(Zoology, 1957)
Director, Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology (1974-2002); Professor of Ornithology (1992-2002) and Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow (2002-04), University of Oxford [1996]

Dr J David Perry MBBS FRCP FISM
Consultant Rheumatologist and Lead Clinician, Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University of London; Consultant Rheumatologist, The London Hospital (now Royal London Hospital Trust) (since 1979) [2010]

Mr Jack Petchey CBE
Founder, Jack Petchey Foundation; Petchey Leisure Group [2006]

Mr Harold Pinter CH CBE (d 2008)
Playwright; Associate Director, National Theatre (1973-83) [1986]

Professor Lord Porter of Luddenham (d 2002)
Former Chairman, Centre for Photomolecular Sciences, Imperial College, London [1985]

Professor Lord Peston of Mile End
Professor of Economics and Founder, Department of Economics, Queen Mary University of London (1965-88), now Emeritus [1991]

Mr Clive Priestley CB (d 2012)
Chairman (1997-2012) and Member (1996-97), St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College Trust; Vice-President (1993-95) and Member of Council (1990-95), St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College [2009]

Mr John (Jack) Profumo CBE (d 2006)
Chairman (1982-85), President (1985-2001) and Honorary Life Member (2001), Toynbee Hall, London [2000]

Sr Jose Joaquin Puig de la Bellacasa Hon GCVO
Spanish Ambassador to the UK (1983-90); Counsellor of State, Spain (since 1997) [1986]

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Professor Lord Quirk CBE FBA
Linguist; Quain Professor of English Language and Literature, University College London (1968-81); Member of the Senate (1970-85) and Vice-Chancellor (1981-85), University of London [1986]

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Dame Lesley Rees DBE MD DSc FRCP FRCPath FMedSci
Emeritus Professor of Chemical Endocrinology, Consultant Physician and Dean (1989-95), St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College [2006]

Professor David Rhind CBE FRS FBA
Vice-Chancellor and Principal, City University London (1998-2007); Director General and Chief Executive, Ordnance Survey (1992-98) [2007]

Mr William Richards
Former Bursar, Queen Mary University of London [1983]

Professor Peter Ricketts OBE BA PhD
Emeritus Professor of Romance Philology, Queen Mary University of  London [1994]

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Rix
Lord Justice of Appeal (since 2000); Chairman, Advisory Council, Centre of Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London (since 2003) [2008]

Rear Admiral Alastair Ross CB CBE
Clerk, Worshipful Company of Drapers (since 2000) [2009]

Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat (d 2005)
Professor of Physics, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College (1950-76), then Emeritus; Founder, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (1957); Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1995) [1996]

Dr Prannoy Roy PhD
(Economics, 1973)
Founder and Chairman, New Delhi Television (NDTV) [2007]

Professor Nicolai Rubinstein FBA PhD (d 2002)
Professor of History, Westfield College, University of London (1965-78), then Emeritus [1986]

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Mr Michael Saville OBE (d 2006)
Former Academic Registrar, Queen Mary, University of London [1984]

The Rt Hon Lord Scarman OBE (d 2004)
First Chairman, Law Commission (1965); Lord of Appeal in Ordinary (1977-86); Chairman of  the inquiry into the 1981 Brixton riots [1987]

Professor Simon Schama
Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University; BBC writer and broadcaster - Simon Schama’s Shakespeare aired in June 2012; contributing editor to The Financial Times [2012]

Dr (Patricia) Molly Scopes OBE
Former Senior Vice Principal, Queen Mary University of London [2001]

Professor James Scott FRCP FRS
Professor of Medicine (since 1997) and Deputy Principal for Research (since 2000), Imperial College, London; Director, Imperial College Genetics and Genomics Research Institute (since 2000) [1998]

Mrs Mana Sedgwick OBE (d 2007)
Member of Council and Treasurer, Westfield College, University of London (1962-71) [1971]

Mr Peter Sellars
Opera and theatre director [2007]

The Rt Hon and Most Revd Dr John Sentamu
Area Bishop of Stepney (1996-2002); Archbishop of York (since 2002) [2000]

Professor Charles Serhan PhD
Endowed Distinguished Scientist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury; Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, USA [2011]

Sir Nicholas Serota
Director, Whitechapel Art Gallery (1976-88); Director, Tate Gallery (since 1988) [1988]

Dame Margaret Seward CBE
(Dentistry, 1959) 
President, General Dental Council (1994-99), President, British Dental Association (1993-94); Chief Dental Officer, Department of Health (2000-02) [1997]

The Rt Hon Baroness Shephard of Northwold
MP (Con) for South West Norfolk (1987-2005); Secretary of State for Employment and for Women's Issues (1992-93); Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1993-94); Secretary of State for Education and Employment (1994-97); Chair of Council, Institute of Education, University of London (since 2010) [2008]

The Rt Hon Lord Shore of Stepney (d 2001)
MP (Lab) for Stepney (1964-74); Stepney and Poplar (1974-83); Bethnal Green and Stepney (1983-97) [1980]

Dr Norbert Singer CBE
Vice Chancellor, University of Greenwich (formerly Thames Polytechnic) (1978-93) [1993]

Professor Quentin Skinner FBA
Professor of Political Science (1978-96) and Regius Professor of History (1996-2008), University of Cambridge; Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary University of London, (since 2008) [1999]

Dr Herchel Smith BSc MA PhD DSc (d 2001)
Organic Chemist and philanthropist [1983]

Professor Lord Smith of Clifton DLitt LLD DHL FRHistS AcSS
Lecturer in Political Studies (1967-83); Professor of Political Studies (1983-91); Head, Department of Politics (1972-85); Dean of Social Studies (1979-82); Pro-Principal (1985-87); Senior Pro-Principal (1987-89), Queen Mary University of London [2002]

Professor Ernst Sondheimer
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, University of London; Reader in Applied Mathematics, Queen Mary University of London (1954-60); Professor of Mathematics, Westfield College, University of London (1960-82) [1987]

Professor David Southwood BA QMC FRAS
Director of Science and Robotic Exploration, European Space Agency and Professor of Physics, Imperial College, London (since 1986) [2002]

Mr David Stern (d 2010)
Master, Drapers' Company (1985-86) [1985]

Dr James Stewart CBE
Principal, University of London (1978-83) [1981]

Professor Sir William Stewart FRS FRSE
Lecturer, Westfield College, University of London (1963-68); Chief Scientific Adviser, Cabinet Office (1990-95) [1992]

Professor Paul Strohm
Scholar of Medieval Literature; Leverhulme Visiting Professor of English and History, Queen Mary University of London (2012-13) [2013]

Mr Robert Strick
Clerk, Drapers' Company (1980-93) [1993]

Sir Roy Strong FRSL
(History, 1956)
Writer and historian; Director, Keeper and Secretary, National Portrait Gallery (1967-73); Director, Victoria and Albert Museum (1974-87) [1975]

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Ms Wendy Taylor CBE
Sculptor; works include Knowledge in Library Square on Queen Mary University of London's Mile End campus (2003) [1993]

Dr Joan Thirsk CBE FBA
(History, 1950) 
Reader in Economic History, University of Oxford and Professorial Fellow, St Hilda's College, University of Oxford (1965-83) [1997]

Professor Alan Thomas
Research Materials Physicist; expert in rubbery materials; Visiting Professor, Department of Materials, Queen Mary University of London (since 1974) [2000]

Sir John Meurig Thomas FRS
(PhD Chemistry, 1958)
Head, Department of Physical Chemistry (1978-86); Distinguished Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge (1993-2002) [1990]

Dr James Thomson DM MS FRCS
Honorary Lecturer in Surgery, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College (1977-94); Consultant Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital (1974-99), now Emeritus; Trustee, Medical College of St Bartholomew's Hospital Trust (since 2002); Master, Sutton's Hospital in Charterhouse (since 2001) [2007]

The Rt Revd James Thompson (d 2003)
Bishop of Stepney (1978-91) [1985]

Professor John Thornes (d 2008)
(Geography, 1962) 
Research Professor and Head, Department of Geography, King's College, London (1991-2008) [1998]

Professor Sir Bryan Thwaites
Statistician; Principal, Westfield College, University of London (1966-83); Honorary Professor, University of Southampton (since 1983) [1983]

Mrs Lena Townsend CBE (d 2004)
MP (Con) for Hampstead (1955-65); Member of Council, Westfield College, University of London (1965-89); Member, Race Relations Board (1967-72) [1982]

Mr John Travers Clarke
Director, Retroscreen Virology (1993-2006); Former Chairman, Dragons Health Clubs (1993-2000) [2000]

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Lady Vallance (Dr Elizabeth Vallance)
Reader in Government and Politics (1968-85), Head, Department of Politics (1985-88), Visiting Professor (1990-96), Queen Mary University of London [1997]

Professor Sir John Robert Vane FRS (d 2004)
Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons (1955-61); Reader in Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, University of London (1961-65); Professor of Experimental Pharmacology, Royal College of Surgeons, University of London (1966-73); Awarded (jointly) the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1982) [1996]

Professor John Earl Varey FBA (d 1999)
Professor of Spanish (1963-89) and Principal (1984-89), Westfield College, University of London [1989]

Dr Mario Vargas Llosa
Writer, journalist and critic; Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London (1967) [1988]

Mr Paul Foster Vowles (d 2011)
Academic Registrar, University of London (1973-82) [1990]

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Professor Herman Waldmann FRS
House physician and surgeon, Royal London Hospital (1969-70); MRC Junior Research Fellow (1970-73); Kay Kendall Professor of Therapeutic Immunology, University of Cambridge (1989-93); Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, University of Oxford (since 1994) [1996]

Mr Robert Wang
(Law, 1969) 
Founder of Robert W H Wang & Co, Hong Kong (1980); Founder, Suntec Investment Ltd (1984) [1996]

Mr Albert Joseph Reginald (Reg) Ward (d 2011)
Chief Executive, London Docklands Development Corporation (1981-87) [1986]

Mr David Ward
London Divisional representative (1996-2000) and Deputy General Secretary (2003), Communication Workers Union (CWU); Postal Executive member (2000-01) [2001]

Dr Sarah Waters
(PhD English, 1995)
Novelist, author of the Betty Trask Award winning Tipping the Velvet (1998), Affinity (1999) and the Orange Prize and Man Booker Prize nominated Fingersmith (2002). The Night Watch (2006) and The Little Stranger (2009) were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize [2012]

Mr (John) Adrian Watney
Consultant, Pinsent Masons Solicitors; Trustee, St Bartholomew's Hospital Trust [2002]

Professor Sir Robert Watson PhD CMG
(PhD Atmospheric Chemistry, 1973) 
Chief Scientist, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) (since 2007) [2010]

Professor Sir David Watson MA PhD
Professor of Higher Education Management, Institute of Education, University of London (2005-10) [2010]

Professor Joseph Webb (d 2011)
Professor of Zoology (1960-80) and Vice-Principal (1976-80), Westfield College, University of London [1986]

Professor Basil Weedon CBE FRS (d 2003)
Professor of Organic Chemistry, Queen Mary, University of London (1960-76); Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham (1976-88) [1984]

Professor John Weightman (d 2004)
Professor of French Language and Literature, Westfield College, University of London (1963-81), then Emeritus [1987]

Sir Arnold Wesker FRSL
Playwright and theatre director; Fellow, Royal Society of Literature [1994]

Dowager Lady Westbury CBE JP
Former Magistrate, Yorkshire; major fundraiser for the Griffin Community Trust [2006]

Mr Garfield (Garry) Weston (d 2002)
Chairman (1967-2000) and Chief Executive (1969-99), Associated British Foods [1990]

Dr Alan Lee Williams OBE
Director, Atlantic Council (1993-2007); Visiting Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London (since 2003) [1993]

Ms Alwen Williams CBE
Chief Executive, NHS East London and the City (since 2011); Chief Executive, NHS Outer North East London (since 2011) [2011]

Dr John Williams OBE FREng
Philips Research Labs (1964-78); Secretary and Chief Executive, Institution of Electrical Engineers (1989-99) [1994]

Emeritus Professor David Wingate MA MSc DM FRCP FRSA
Former Professor of Gastrointestinal Science and Founder, The Gastro-intestinal Science Research Unit (now the Wingate Institute), Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London [2005]

Lord Winston
(Medicine, 1964)
Professor of Fertility Studies, Imperial College, London (1987-2005), now Emeritus [1996]

Lord Wolfson FBA (d 2010)
Founder Trustee, Wolfson Foundation; Chairman, Burberrys Ltd (1978-96) [1985]

Mr Stanley Wright (d 2008)
Member of Council, Westfield College, University of London (1977-89); Member of  Council, Queen Mary University of London (1989-2000) [2001]

Dr Enrique Alonso Wulff MD
Child Neurologist, Florida, USA [2005]

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Professor Alec David Young OBE FRS (d 2005)
Professor and Head, Department of Aeronautical Engineering (1954-78), then Emeritus; Vice-Principal, Queen Mary University of London (1966-78) [1983]

Lord Young of Dartington (d 2002)
Director, Institute of Community Studies (1953-92); Former President and Chairman (1956-65), Consumer's Association; Trustee, Dartington Hall (1942-92) [1983]

Professor Mark Yudof
President, University of California (since 2008); Dean, Law School (1984-94); Executive Vice President and Provost (1994-97), University of Texas in Austin, USA [1990]

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