Commander Graham Hockley RN, recently retired as Secretary to the Corporation of Trinity House, has been appointed a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order (LVO) in the New Year’s Honours List 2020 in recognition of a decade’s distinguished service.
Commander Hockley is one of several maritime names to be recognised in the 2020 list.
He joined Trinity House in 2009 as Secretary; in that role he oversaw a number of activities for which the Court, Corporate Board and Corporate Department are responsible, including co-ordinating the governance of the Corporation and liaising with HRH The Master’s office, as well as managing the Corporate Department. He helped the charities’ annual expenditure rise from £3.6m to £5.8m.
The Royal Victorian Order is given by HM The Queen to people who have served her or the Monarchy in a personal way.