LBS Awards Honorary Degrees and Fellowships at Congregation 2014
Helena Morrissey CBE, CEO of Newton Investment Management, is one of a trio of individuals whose outstanding contribution to business has been recognized with an honorary fellowship at London Business School. Helena was voted one of the 50 Most Influential People in Finance by Bloomberg Markets magazine in October 2013. In 2010 she was named the Financial News ‘Most Influential Women in European Asset Management.’
In 2010, Helena founded the 30% Club, a cross-business initiative aimed at achieving 30% women on UK corporate boards by 2015 through voluntary, business-led change. She received a CBE in the 2012 Honours list.
Helena joins the ranks of London Business School Fellows alongside Natie Kirsh and Anshu Jain. Natie is the founder and main benefactor of the Inhlanyelo (seed) Fund which has sponsored micro loans to grass roots entrepreneurs. To date, more than 11,000 businesses have been created nationally.
As Co-Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Bank, Anshu Jain and his colleagues are spearheading Strategy 2015+, a comprehensive transformation programme in pursuit of Deutsche Bank’s aspiration to be the leading client centric global universal bank. Anshu advises governments and industry bodies around the world, and he’s been recognized by the Economic Times of India and Risk Magazine.
“Those we honour represent excellence in many ways. They have a profound impact in different fields and we salute them at our congregation,”said Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School.