2019 New Year’s Honours

The Mistress, Fellows and Scholars of Girton College extend their warmest congratulations to those Girtonians recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list. Please do get in touch if there are any omissions or errors ‑ alumni@girton.cam.ac.uk.

Order of the British Empire – Dame Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (GBE)

– Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE QC (née Cohen, 1955 read Law), former President of the International Court of Justice. For services to international law and justice.

Order of the British Empire – Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

–  Professor Madeleine Julia Atkins CBE (née Dunkerley, 1971 read Law), Lately Chief Executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England. For services to Higher Education.

Order of the British Empire – Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

–  Alison Jane Brittain (née Hopkins, 1994 read Management Studies), Chief Executive, Whitbread plc. For services to Business.