Honorary degrees awarded [17 February]
Press release issued: 17 February 2009
Bristol University is awarding honorary degrees to civil and bridge engineer, Dr Peter Taylor and Bristol businessman, Mr Louis Sherwood, at today’s [17 February] degree ceremonies in the Wills Memorial Building.
Mr Louis Sherwood, former Chairman of Gateway Foodmarkets, HTV West and Clerical Medical Investment Group and sometime Master of the Society of Merchant Venturers, will be honoured with the degree of Doctor of Laws at the 2.30 pm ceremony.
An honorary degree is a major accolade, awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement and distinction in a field or activity consonant with the University’s mission.