Posted January 9th 2020

Congratulations to Hilary Cottam and Juliet Pleydell-Bouverie, named in New Year Honours list

St Hugh’s is delighted to see two of our alumnae named in the New Year Honours list. Both were awarded OBEs.

Hilary Cottam (Modern History, 1984), a social entrepreneur, was honoured for “services to the British Welfare State”. In 2019 her book Radical Help: How We Can Remake the Relationships Between Us and Revolutionise the Welfare State was published by Virago.

Juliet Pleydell-Bouverie (Modern Languages, 1986), Chief Executive of the Stroke Association, was given an OBE for her services to stroke survivors.