Institute of Couriers House of Lords New Fellows' Gowning 2018.

Sixty-five years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye was awarded the honorary fellowship hood of the Institute of Couriers in a gala evening ceremony of recognition of the best of the best in the courier, express and final mile sector.

As has become the tradition of the Institute, ten new Fellows were ceremonially gowned alongside the honorary fellow by IOC President Viscount, Lord Falkland.

National Courier Award winner, Army Reserve Sgt Dean Channell received an honorary associate membership and to round the evening a lifetime services hood was awarded to former National Courier Awards chair, Justin Moore, CitySprint making the dozen hoods of 2017.

Hon Fellows, Sir Peter Hendy and Vice Chancellor, Prof Liz Barnes gave keynote speeches; road, compliance and qualifications issues on the agenda before John Holland-Kaye talked freight at Heathrow airport.

2017 Honorary Fellowship for the Institute of Couriers is awarded to John Holland-Kaye, Chief Executive Officer Heathrow Airport.

The Institute of Couriers appoints one honorary fellow each year. On the evening of Feb 10, 2017 IOC President Viscount, Lord Falkland will award the honorary fellowship to Heathrow boss, john Holland-Kaye.

The ceremony of IOC Fellow's Gowning takes place once each year. TfL boss Mike Brown took Hon. FIoC in 2016, UK traffic commissioner Sarah Bell in 2015, Sir Peter Hendy in 2014.



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