Colin Morrison, the former CEO/managing director of ACP Magazines, Emap Communications, ACP-NatMag, Future, RBI, and Axel Springer International, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List.
Posted on: 03 January 2018 06:22
Colin Morrison OBE
Colin was awarded the OBE “for charitable services to Vulnerable Young People”.
Colin is now a non-executive director, investor and consultant of private media companies in the UK and AsiaPacific, and also writes the Flashes & Flames long-form blog which was honoured last year in the Folio:100 in New York. He is also chair of the Department for Education’s new Boarding School Partnerships service and was – for 15 years – chair of the Royal National Children’s Foundation. The RNCF supports vulnerable young people at state and independent boarding schools throughout the UK.
Colin said: “Obviously I am thrilled but, like all such awards, it reflects a lot of hard work also by the many accomplished people I have worked so closely with in media companies and charities. In some ways, it helps embolden me for a year in which I will be taking on some new challenges with growing companies. These are testing times for traditional media but, for the best companies, there are as many opportunities as threats”.
Links / further reading: Flashes & Flames
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