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Alumni profiles

Made in Kingston celebrates the Kingston alumni who have achieved success in their careers and gained national and international profile. They are among the best of the best.

Phil Allsopp MS, DArch, RIBA

Phil Allsopp MS, DArch, RIBA

President and Chief Executive Officer, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 2006–09
Architecture Dip(Hons) 1974

 

Hamish Anderson

Hamish Anderson

Partner, Norton Rose
Law LLB(Hons) 1969; HonLLD 2009

Jonathan Asherson OBE

Jonathan Asherson OBE

Regional Director SE Asia, Rolls-Royce
Mechanical Engineering BSc(Hons) 1980; HonDSc 2010

Glenda Bailey OBE

Glenda Bailey OBE

Editor-in-Chief, Harper's Bazaar US
Fashion BA(Hons) 1983; HonMDes 1994

Tony Ball

Tony Ball

Chief Executive, BSkyB, 1999-2003
MBA 1996; HonDLitt 2012

Fiona Banner

Fiona Banner

Artist
Fine Art (Painting) BA(Hons) 1988; HonDFine Art 2007

Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes

Actor
Drama with English Literature BA(Hons) 2004

Steve Bell

Steve Bell

President, KeySo Global LLC
Business Studies BA(Hons) 1977; HonMBA 1994

Malcolm A H Brown

Malcolm A H Brown

Senior Vice President, Exploration, BG Group plc
Geology BSc(Hons) 1976; HonDSc 2007

Richard Bryant

Richard Bryant

Architectural photographer
Architecture Dip(Hons) 1975; HonDDes 1998

Ed Carpenter

Ed Carpenter

Product and furniture designer, founding partner of Very Good & Proper (VG&P)
Fine Art (Sculpture) BA(Hons) 1997

 

Eason Chan

Eason Chan

Chinese pop star
Architecture1995; HonDArts 2014

David Chipperfield CBE, RA, RDI, RIBA

David Chipperfield CBE, RA, RDI, RIBA

Principal, David Chipperfield Architects
Architecture Dip(Hons) 1976; HonDDes 2008

Lawrence Dallaglio OBE

Lawrence Dallaglio OBE

International rugby player
Urban Estate Management 1996

Richard Deakin MBA, CEng, FRAeS

Richard Deakin MBA, CEng, FRAeS

Former Chief Executive, NATS
Aeronautical Engineering BSc(Hons) 1987; HonDEng 2007

Maureen Duffy

Maureen Duffy

Chief Executive Officer, TNS UK
Business Studies BA(Hons) 1981; HonMBA 1997

 

Gail Emms MBE

Gail Emms MBE

British badminton player
Sports Science BSc(Hons) 1998, HonDSc 2009

Mel Ewell

Mel Ewell

Chief Executive, Amey plc
Geography BSc(Hons) 1981

Caryn Franklin

Caryn Franklin

Fashion commentator
Graphic Design BA(Hons) 1981

Trevor Garnham

Trevor Garnham

Architectural historian and critic
Dip Arch(Hons) 1974; HonFellow 2013

Gitta Gschwendtner

Gitta Gschwendtner

Furniture and exhibition designer
Product and Furniture Design BA(Hons) 1996

Andrew Haines

Andrew Haines

Chief Executive, CAA UK
MBA 1995

Paul Harbridge

Paul Harbridge

General Manager, Exploration, Randgold Resources
Geology BSc(Hons) 1993

Matthew Hilton

Matthew Hilton

Furniture designer
BA(Hons) Furniture Design 1979, HonDArts 2012

David Kay OBE

David Kay OBE

Barrister
Law BA(Hons) 1978; HonLLD 2010

David King MBA, DEng, CEng, FRAeS

David King MBA, DEng, CEng, FRAeS

UK Chief Inspector of Air Accidents 2005–2010
Aeronautical Engineering BSc(Hons) 1970; HonDEng 1999

Alexey Komissarov

Alexey Komissarov

Founder and Director General, AutoRepairSystems
MBA 2003; HonDLitt 2013

Simon Kneen

Simon Kneen

Executive Vice President of Design and Creative Director, Banana Republic, 2008-2013
BA(Hons) Fashion 1982, HonDArts 2013

David Lindsley CEng, FIET

David Lindsley CEng, FIET

Consultant and Former Director of Engineering, Bailey Meters and Controls, 1975-1982
HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering 1958; HonFellow 2013

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE

Chief Executive, MITIE
Economics BA(Hons) 1985; HonDLitt 2011

Graeme Mew

Graeme Mew

Barrister
Law BA(Hons) 1980

Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison

Designer
3D Design BA(Hons) 1982; HonDUniv 2007

David Nash OBE, RA

David Nash OBE, RA

Sculptor
Fine Art BA(Hons) 1967, HonDDes 1999

Brian O'Rourke CEng, MRAeS, FIMechE, MIMMM

Brian O'Rourke CEng, MRAeS, FIMechE, MIMMM

Chief Composites Engineer, Williams F1 Engineering Ltd
Aeronautical Engineering BSc(Hons) 1976; HonMEng 1997

Ed Parsons

Ed Parsons

Geospatial Technologist, Google
Geography BSc(Hons) 1987; HonDSc 2010

Shelley Page

Shelley Page

Head of International Outreach, DreamWorks Animation
BA(Hons) Graphic Design 1977; HonDArts 2009

Asha Philip

Asha Philip

International Athlete
BA(Hons) Drama 2012

Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC

Barrister
Law LLB(Hons) 1969; HonLLD 1999

Yoganathan Ratheesan

Yoganathan Ratheesan

Founder & Chairman, Lebara Group
BSc(Hons) Aerospace Engineering 1999; HonDLitt 2012

Geoff Reed

Geoff Reed

General Manager – International Exploration and Production, BG Group plc, 1972-2003
BSc(Hons) Geology 1972, HonMSc 1995

John Richmond

John Richmond

Fashion designer
Fashion BA(Hons) 1982; HonMDes 1994

Richard Selley

Richard Selley

International petroleum exploration and production consultant
Geology BSc(Hons)  1961; HonDSc 2006

Helen Storey MBE, FRSA

Helen Storey MBE, FRSA

Creative Director, The Helen Storey Foundation
Fashion BA(Hons) 1981; HonMDes 1995

Hadia Tajik

Hadia Tajik

Member of Parliament for Oslo, Norway, 2009 and Norwegian Minister of Culture, 2012-2013
MA Human Rights 2006; HonDArts 2014

Leslie Thomas QC

Leslie Thomas QC

Barrister
LLB1987; HonLLD 2013

John Tiner CBE

John Tiner CBE

Chief Executive of the UK Financial Services Authority 2003–2007
Accountancy Foundation 1976; HonDLitt 2010

Tan Sri Francis Yeoh CBE, FICE

Tan Sri Francis Yeoh CBE, FICE

Managing Director, YTL Corporation Berhad
Civil Engineering BSc(Hons) 1978; HonDEng 2004

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