Belfast watch and jewellery retailer Peter Lunn has been honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honour list.
Lunn, executive chairman of Lunn’s was rewarded for his work in commerce, charity and sport in Northern Ireland. The family business was founded by Peter’s father in 1954.
He said: “I am incredibly surprised and honoured to have been named on the list and was delighted to receive the news. I look forward to a special day at Buckingham Palace with my family”. Please do not copy the content on this pagePlease do not copy the content on this pagePlease do not copy the content on this pagePlease do not copy the content on this page
Peter was also one of the founding members of buying group Houlden Jewellers and is a director of diamond jewellery specialist, Sharman D Neill.
He is also a past president of the Belfast Chamber of Trade and Commerce and chaired the steering group which led to the setup of Belfast City Centre Management.
From 2006 to 2012 Peter served as a founder Board Member of SOS Bus; a Northern Ireland based charity which helps vulnerable people in Belfast and provides education for the disadvantaged. He is also a board member of Giving Northern Ireland.
In 1985, Peter was appointed a Trustee of Irish League Football Club Linfield and he fulfils this role to date. In 1989 he was elected Vice Chairman serving in this capacity until May 2007, when he was elected as President of the Football Club, a title he proudly holds today.