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Dr Katherine Smart appointed Chair of the Worshipful Company of Brewers' Livery Committee

Dr Katherine Smart has been appointed as the new Chair of the Worshipful Company of Brewers' Livery Committee and has also been elected to the Court of the Brewers' Company.  

The Company is one of the oldest of the City guilds or livery companies with the objective of providing support to educational establishments and research in the field of Brewing. Founded in the late 13th century, the Brewers Company received a Royal Charter in 1438 from Henry VI.

Katherine is the first woman to be elected to the Court in the history of the Brewers' Company and she will be formerly inducted at Brewers' Hall in London on 13 December 2018.

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