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Congratulations to Lynne Berry, who we're delighted to share has been awarded a CBE

Professor Lynne Berry has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List and receives the award for her services to civil society and charity.

She commented:

“I feel very honoured to be appointed CBE - it’s for my contribution to Civil Society and charity. Like Lucy, I believe we are part of a dynamic, inclusive, global community and that we can use our knowledge and skills to benefit the world. I know education changes lives and as a Fellow Commoner at Lucy I am constantly impressed by its commitment to social justice and inclusion. It’s a great life-long home for us all.”

Lynne Berry is Chair of the Human Tissue Authority and also of Sustrans. Until recently she was Chair of Breast Cancer Now; Deputy-Chair of the Canal & River Trust and Chair of Glandŵr Cymru;. She has had several Chief Executive posts: RVS; the Charity Commission; the General Social Care Council; the Equal Opportunities Commission and the Family Welfare Association. She is a Visiting Professor at the Business School, City, University of London; a Fellow-Commoner of Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge and an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff University.  She is from North Wales, a keen opera-goer, and a singer in Vox Holloway, a community choir based near where she now lives in north London.