CEO Graham Moran honoured with British Empire Medal
Earlier this summer, Graham Moran, BEM, Nottingham Forest Community Trust Chief Executive Officer was honoured with a British Empire Medal (BEM) in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2021.
The Queen’s Birthday Honours List demonstrates the extraordinary efforts made by individuals in the United Kingdom who have put others before themselves.
This award recognises Graham’s service to football and the community in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Over the last 14 years, Graham has worked alongside many people within the Community Trust and football club under the Nottingham Forest flag supporting local people through the delivery of community engagement programmes.
Graham recently attended the award ceremony, with his wife Mandy and received a British Empire Medal from Nottinghamshire Lord-Lieutenant, Sir John Peace who incidentally is a Patron of Nottingham Forest Community Trust.
Graham Moran, BEM, said, “I am delighted to have collected this award and want to thank everyone connected with Nottingham Forest Football Club for their invaluable support and the many people who have helped me along way during my 30 years involvement in Professional football.
“The last 14 years have been very important to me, having the opportunity to do a job I love at the greatest football club in the world!”
Graham continued, “I want to thank Nottingham Forest owner, Mr Marinakis and Giannis Vrentzos, and Nicholas Randall, QC, for investing significantly in the work of Nottingham Forest Community Trust and everyone else at Nottingham Forest who have helped create one of the strongest relationships between a professional football club and its official charity in the country.”
“I am also very grateful to Calum Osborne my Deputy Chief Executive and my team at the Community Trust , without whom the award would not have been possible.”