We are delighted to announce that our Consultant Professor Leo Martin has received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in recognition of his services to Healthcare and Education. He serves as the chairman of St Margaret of Scotland Hospice.
As a firm, we are very proud of Leo’s achievements and dedication to such honourable causes and we congratulate him in this richly deserved award.
In the media coverage, Leo was quoted as follows and we attach the relevant media links:
Professor Martin, who has been on the board of the Clydebank-based Hospice for twenty years and chairman since 2005, said: “It has been a huge privilege to serve on the board of the hospice. This honour recognises the dedication and hard work of the staff who provide the highest standard of care for terminally ill patients and their families every day. We should also remember the fundraisers who work tirelessly every week to bring in the money that is vital to keep the doors of the Hospice open.”
Professor Martin, who was also the first chair of John Wheatley College in Glasgow, added: “I was delighted to serve as the first chairman of this College, which was named after an early stalwart of Red Clydeside and one of the most significant political figures of the twentieth century. During his life, John Wheatley did so much to improve the lives and life chances of people in the East End of Glasgow. Without his community-based principles and political drive, families like ours would not have enjoyed so many opportunities.”