King's alumni recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours

Amanda Amos OBE

In addition to Sir Stephen Cleobury's knighthood, five King's alumni have been recognised in the 2019 Birthday Honours. Our warm congratulations to the following:

Journalist and author Bryan Appleyard (KC 1969) has been awarded a CBE for services to Journalism and the Arts.

Tenor Mark Padmore (KC 1979) has been awarded a CBE for services to Music.

Paul Evans (KC 1974), a stalwart of the House of Commons, has been awarded a CBE for services to Parliament.

Professor of Health Promotion at the University of Edinburgh, Amanda Amos (KC 1973, pictured) has been awarded an OBE for services to Public Health.

Former Fellow Jean Wilson (KC 1972), now President of the Church Monuments Society, has been awarded an MBE for services to Heritage.

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Director of Music, Stephen Cleobury, has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to choral music.

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