Robert M. Worcester (UK)

Member, Steering Committee

Sir Robert Worcester is the Founder of MORI (Market & Opinion Research International), London.  He is a Past‑President of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR).  In 2005 he was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) in recognition of the “outstanding services rendered to political, social and economic research and for contribution to government policy and programmes”.

He is a Vice President of Royal Society for Nature Conservation/Wildlife Trusts, of the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), of the United Nations Association and of the European Atlantic Group.  Sir Robert is a former Trustee of WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust) and WWF (UK). He is Chairman of the Medway Valley Countryside Partnership and currently on Advisory Boards of Media Standards Trust (MST). He was also on the Camelot Corporate Responsibility and National Consumer Council Advisory Boards.

Sir Robert is Emeritus Chancellor of the University of Kent.  He is Visiting Professor of Government at LSE and an Emeritus Governor of the LSE and is a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Contemporary British History at King’s College London. He is also Honorary Professor at Kent and at Warwick and holds a number of honorary degrees and fellowships. 

He is Deputy Chairman of the Magna Carta Trust; Chairman of the Magna Carta 2015 800th Anniversary Commemoration Committee; President of the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE); Freeman of the City of London.