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Professor Denise Lievesley receives CBE

Professor Denise Lievesley, Dean of the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy, has received a CBE for her services to Social Science.

Denise-Lievesley-cbe-largeProfessor Lievesley said: 'I am of course thrilled to have been recognised in this way.  We had a lovely morning at the Palace where Prince Charles officiated and asked me about my work at King’s.' 

A statistician by background, Professor Lievesley is a Past President of both the Royal Statistical Society and the International Statistical Institute. She has just completed a five year term as chair of the European Statistical Advisory Committee. A former Director of the UK Data Archive, she went on to serve as the first Director of UNESCO's Institute for Statistics and then became the founding Chief Executive of the Health and Social Care Information Centre in the NHS. She joined King's in 2008, having worked in Addis Ababa as a Special Advisor to the UN's Economic Commission for Africa.