Dame DeAnne Julius, Chairman of Chatham House (2003-12) and currently a member of the institute's Panel of Senior Advisers, was made a Dame in the New Year Honours List for her services to international relations. 

Stuart Popham, Chairman, said, 'DeAnne Julius thoroughly deserves this honour and I offer her my warmest congratulations as a friend and colleague. Her long association with Chatham House – as Head, of International Economics, a member of Council and Chairman – has made it a stronger organization, and a strong Chatham House helps governments and others across the world make better decisions.'

Dame DeAnne Julius said, 'I am delighted to be given this award, particularly as it is for services to international relations. As the world continues to be beset by serious political and economic challenges, the work of Chatham House is more important than ever. I am privileged to have played a part in the institute's recent growth and successes and I am honoured that our work together has been recognized in this way.'

In 2012 Chatham House announced the launch of the Julius Fellowship to nurture individuals from the next generation interested in developing solutions to the complex challenges of global economic interdependence. More.