Published 30 June 2021

The Vice-Chair of Community Southwark and CEO of Cambridge House, Karin Woodley, has been awarded a CBE!

Statement from Cambridge House:

Cambridge House is delighted to announce that our Chief Executive, Karin Woodley, has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s 2021 Birthday Honours list for services to social justice.

Karin is also a non-executive director of the Office of the Public Guardian and Vice Chair of Community Southwark. This honour is a well-deserved recognition of Karin’s dedication to social justice, equality, diversity and inclusion spanning four decades.

“This honour is a testament to all the activists I’ve had the privilege to learn from and work with in the struggle to make our society more equitable and just – I’m humbled! In these challenging times I’m prouder than ever of the work the team at Cambridge House is doing to help transform the lives of the people we support, and our commitment and focus on transforming society for the better.” Karin Woodley.


Excellence not empire campaign

Karin Woodley CBE signed up to the campaign to replace “Empire” with “Excellence” and encourages you to consider signing up too: