Alleyn Club Yearbook 2017

QUEEN’S HONOURS Dulwich College are delighted to report that three Old Alleynians were named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2016. New York, the inception of the Jerusalem Arbitration Centre and many changes to the practices of the Court, improving the efficiency and quality of the service that it offers to its users.

John David Lovering CBE (61- 68), formerly the Chairman of Mitchells & Butlers Plc, (the pub and restaurant chain), Debenhams Plc, Somerfield Stores Ltd, Homebase Ltd,

Bruce Alexander Noble MBE (51-58), Bruce chairs the Education Board of Catch22, as well as being a trustee for the charity which aims to deliver social benefit by turning chaotic

and Maplin Electronics and Retail Trust. John was appointed a Governor of Dulwich College in 2010 and has continued to be an active member of the College community since he accepted the role. John has been honoured for his services to the Charitable Sector and philanthropic services through the Lovering Charitable Trust, which aims to improve education for children and young people, support for the elderly, overseas projects and international development.

lives around. Alongside this role, Bruce is a Trustee of the Fetal Medicine Foundation and the Director of two start-up companies. Previously Bruce was the owner of Swandean School of English, Group Managing Director of Grand Metropolitan Foods, Chairman and CEO of Pillsbury UK, a management consultant at McKinsey and Co, Non-Executive Director of Post Office Counters Ltd, and the Television Licensing Authority. In education, Bruce chaired the Board of Governors at the Harris Academy at Peckham and the Finance Committee of the Quest Academy in Croydon. He was also a trustee of the OA Endowment Fund between 2007 and 2013.

John Beechey CBE (63-70), International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.

Bruce has been honoured for his services to young, vulnerable and disadvantaged people in England and Wales.

Recognised as one of the world’s leading arbitrators, John has

Simon Brett OBE (57-64), author and radio producer, was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to literature. We congratulate these Old Alleynians who have been recognised by Her Majesty the Queen and the nation for their valuable contributions to British society. We are also grateful to these fine men, because in addition to their extensive professional and philanthropic work around the world, they are active supporters of Dulwich College.

been honoured for his services to international arbitration and legal practice. During his term of office as President of the Court, John oversaw the introduction of the 2012 ICC Arbitration and Mediation Rules and new Rules for Experts. In addition to serving as an arbitrator in both commercial and investor-state disputes, John is frequently invited to speak at conferences and universities around the world on dispute resolution topics. His term of office saw the opening of the Court’s operations in


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