Economics alumni featured in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

23 Jun 2016

UQ Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) alumni and affiliates featured in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List include:

Honorary doctorate recipient  Dr Vincent William Fitzgerald (Bachelor of Economics, Honours, '69, Doctor of Economics Honoris Causa '15) was made an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to business through executive and advisory roles in economic policy development, public administration and financial management organisations, and to the community.

Colonel Charles Peter Weller (Bachelor of Economics '89) was honoured as Bar to the Conspicuous Service Cross for outstanding achievement as the Commander, Australian Contingent and Senior Military Liaison Officer – Jonglei State, Operation ASLAN, United Nations Mission in South Sudan from Nov 2014 to July 2015.

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