Honorary Fellow - John Kelly
15 July 2011
John Kelly, former Executive Director for Regeneration at Liverpool City Council, received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University.
John was awarded a Fellowship in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the regeneration of Liverpool.
He was the Executive Director for Regeneration at Liverpool City Council until 2010, and has worked on most of the city’s large economic projects including the Arena and Conference Centre, the Cruise Liner Terminal, Liverpool One, the successful bid to be European Capital of Culture, creation of a new Science Park company with the city’s two universities and the planning and development agreements for New Anfield, Edge Lane, the Garden Festival and World Heritage Sites
John commented on the Fellowship:
"I am proud to receive this Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University. The city's universities are vital to the development of Liverpool and offer students a fantastic experience."
Speaking about John’s conferment, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Michael Brown said:
"We are delighted to welcome John as an Honorary Fellow. The city’s universities play an active part in the regeneration of Liverpool, bringing economical and cultural benefits."
To view the Oration for John Kelly click here