Greek Professor Awarded the Title of “Commander” of the British Empire

grammenos-costas(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   Greek professor Costas Grammenos, Pro-Vice Chancellor of City School of London and chairman of the steering committee of the International University of Thessaloniki, is one of the personalities to whom Queen Elizabeth of England conferred titles and honourable distinctions for 2009. Grammenos was awarded the title of “Commander” of the British Empire for “his services in teaching and research.”  In 1994, Professor Grammenos was given by the Queen the title of “Officer” of the British Empire “for his contribution to teaching and the promotion of Greek-British relations” while in 1999, he won the highest academic title in Britain, that of “Doctor of Sciences.” He founded the International Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance in 1983 – renamed the Costas Grammenos International Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance