Honorary Fellowship - Professor David Greenaway
12 July 2012
LJMU Honorary Fellowship for Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, Professor David Greenaway.
Professor David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday 12 July 2012 for his outstanding contribution to Higher Education. The citation was presented by LJMU Pro-Vice Chancellor Alison Wild.
Professor Greenaway is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham and an alumnus from Liverpool Polytechnic. A Professor of Economics, he was previously a Pro-Vice-Chancellor, and founding Director of the School of Economics. He is currently a Member of the Government's Asia Task Force and a Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire.
His previous roles include Chairman of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body; Member of the Senior Salaries Review Body; consultant to the World Bank, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Commission, the United Nations, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and HM Treasury; Chair of the Economics and Econometrics Panel for the UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in 2001 and 2008; Member of the Council of the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Non-Executive Director of the Nottingham Health Authority and Queens Medical Centre Hospital Trust.
Speaking at the Ceremony today, Professor Greenaway expressed his sincerest thanks in receiving the Fellowship and stressed how education has the power to transform and open doors, based on his own experiences studying at Liverpool Polytechnic where he also instantly fell in love with the city of Liverpool. His advice to graduates included his great confidence in the potential of their generation and he urged them not to be afraid to take risks. In addition to the importance of the love and support of family and friends, which Professor Greenaway described as fundamental, he also advised graduates to keep in touch with the University, so that they could help more people to follow in their footsteps and dream, plan, achieve.
To view the Oration for Professor David Greenaway click here