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Anne Rees becomes the Centre’s Eighth Honorary Fellow

2nd December 2019

The Centre is delighted to announce that Anne Rees has accepted our invitation to become our eighth Honorary Fellow.

The Honorary Fellowships are awarded every year to those who have made outstanding contributions to the cause of animals and or the work of the Centre.

In receiving her award at the 2019 Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School, Clair Linzey said: “Anne has been a supporter of the Centre right from the beginning.  Through her work in the Criminal Justice system as a Probation Officer she sought to help people live fulfilling lives. As a member of  Labour Party where, she campaigned with others, for laws that would better protect animals, such as the UK ban on fox hunting that came into force in 2005. For her work and campaigning on behalf of animals, we are deeply grateful.”

Previous Honorary Fellows include Professor J. M. Coetzee, the Nobel Laureate for Literature;  Professor Joy Carter, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Winchester; Professor Justus George Lawler, the theologian and animal rights pioneer; Bob Barker, Multi Emmy award winning television personality, philanthropist, and educational pioneer; and Philip Wollen, Australian philanthropic pioneer and founder of the Winsome Constance Kindness Trust. The full list of Honorary Fellow is available here.