The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Fiona Woolf CBE was given an Award of Doctor of Science honoris causa by City University London in 2014.
The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Alderman Fiona Woolf became the 686th Lord Mayor of the City of London and Chancellor of City University London on Friday 8th November 2013. She is only the second female Lord Mayor to hold the ceremonial post in its history.
Alderman Woolf studied Law at the Universities of Keele and Strasbourg before qualifying as a solicitor in 1973. She worked in the corporate and banking fields at Clifford Chance for 5 years, before moving to CMS Cameron McKenna where she became the firm's first female partner. She ran its banking and project finance practice in Bahrain for 3 years and negotiated the Treaty and the Concession Agreement for the Channel Tunnel on her return.
In 2011 Fiona was awarded a TIAW World of Difference 100 Award by The International Alliance for Women. Click here to read more.
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