Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies and Professorial Fellow of Wadham College, Colin Mayer is appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to business education and the administration of justice in the economic sphere.
Professor Mayer was the first professor at the University of Oxford Saïd Business School and the former Dean of the School. He is an expert on all aspects of corporate finance, governance and taxation, the regulation of financial institutions, and the role of the corporation in contemporary society. He is also an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College and St Anne's College.
Commenting on his award Professor Mayer said: “It's a huge honour and I'm extremely grateful. The business school has been very successful and I'm tremendously proud of it.”