Christine Wilkinson - awarded MBE

Published: 1st July 2015

Chris Wilkinson, the immediate past president and First Lady president in the Huddersfield Textile Society's 113 year history has been awarded the MBE by the Queen in her honours list, for services to the textile industry.

Chris's career in both academia and industry has been wide and deep , becoming head of the textile department at Huddersfield University and then following a career in industry in a senior role working with David Brunnschweiler one of the 20 th century's greatest textile figures.

As founding honorary secretary and now chair of the Non-Wovens Network representing a dynamic sector of British textiles she continues to serve our industry.

We are sure all members of the textile society and our industry join the committee in congratulating Chris on this well deserved honour .