Colin Coulson-Thomas

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Professor Colin Coulson-Thomas


Meritorious Service Award to Leader of OLJ International Governance Initiative

Leader of international corporate governance initiative receives meritorious service medal

Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas was presented with the Meritorious Service Medal of the Order of St Lazarus at an event in Exeter Cathedral on 25th October “for outstanding loyalty and devotion to the aims of the Order at national and international level, and enduring service.”

The Professor who currently leads the Order's International Governance Initiative has held one office or another in this international organisation for 26 years. For 17 of these years his roles included being a Trustee of the St Lazarus Charitable Trust.

During the period Coulson-Thomas chaired the executive committee of the England and Wales jurisdiction, according to European Commission estimates the Order was the number one provider of medical and other categories of aid to the countries of Eastern Europe and former CIS with twice as much delivered as was being provided by the German Red Cross which ranked second.

The Order's International Governance Initiative is concerned with raising the standards of corporate and public sector governance around the world and particularly where corruption is endemic. In furthering this aim Coulson-Thomas has spoken at over 300 national and international events in over 40 countries on matters relating to corporate governance, directors and boards.

Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas holds a portfolio of board, public and academic appointments. He is a Fellow of seven chartered bodies, obtained first place prizes in the final examinations of three professions, and is the author of some 70 books and reports, including “Developing Directors”, a handbook for building a more effective boardroom team, and “Transforming Public Services”. His most recent books and reports can be obtained from

26 Oct 2014
Colin Coulson-Thomas


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