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Grant Gordon awarded OBE in 2021 New Year Honours

Grant Gordon has been awarded OBE in the 2021 New Year Honours for services to philanthropy including during the COVID 19 response.

Grant is chair of Distillers’ Charity committee and has been heavily involved in our charitable fund raising, including in 2020 which produced a record increase due to the generous response from the Livery. A member of the William Grant family, whose company was the first corporate member of the Livery, he lead our efforts to support the Drinks Trust in coming to the help of those in our trade who suffered particular hardship.

Commenting on the award Grant, who is also Founder & Chair of the Childhood Trust, said ‘it is a real honour to receive this Award, which is a testimony to the commitment by the staff, trustees and volunteers at the Childhood Trust who worked tirelessly, from the onset of the crisis, to support London’s most disadvantaged children.’ 

Grant joined the livery in 1996.