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Top honour for Stonewall Chair

David Isaac receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

David Isaac

David Isaac CBE with Kath Gillespie-Sells who also received her MBE award for services to equality at the same ceremony

Stonewall Chair David Isaac was today awarded the CBE by the Prince of Wales. The appointment, as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, is in recognition of many years of voluntary service.

David, Stonewall Chair since 2003 and a trustee since 1999, is also Chair of Modern Art Oxford and a trustee of the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. He said: ‘I’m so pleased that the work of Stonewall has been marked in this way. All the charity’s successes in recent years have resulted from the efforts of tens of thousands of supporters and volunteers as well as our staff. I’m honoured to have been able to play a part in that.’

Ben Summerskill, Stonewall Chief Executive, said: ‘David has made a huge contribution to the direction of Stonewall and the LGB voluntary sector in recent years. He has helped transform our organisational and financial stability. This honour is a fitting tribute to someone who has done many years of voluntary work in a range of areas.’

David Isaac was accompanied at Buckingham Palace by his partner, Paul Keene, and his parents.

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