Silver Olympic medalist, Dr Alison Mowbray and former Chief of Bureau for BBC Delhi, Sir Mark Tully graduate


Sir Mark is a freelance broadcaster and writer who worked for the BBC for 30 years. He is best known for his role as Chief of Bureau for BBC Delhi. Born in Calcutta, he has written several books and received a number of awards for his work, including the BAFTA Dimbleby Award. He was knighted in 2002 and later received the Padma Bhushan award, one of the most prestigious honours in India.


Dr Mowbray learnt to row whilst she was a student of Microbial Biotechnology at the University of Liverpool. She joined the British Olympic team in 1998, where she continued to train for the next seven years. Dr Mowbray competed in five World Championships and the Sydney and Athens Olympic Games, winning silver at Athens. In 2012 she was a bid ambassador and Olympic and Paralympic Gamesmaker.


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