Roey Burden OBE - New years honours' list 2013

 

The Coroner’s Society are delighted that Mrs Rosemary Margaret BURDEN, the Co-Founder of the Coroners' Courts Support Service has been appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to bereaved people in the New Year’s Honours list 2013. 
Roey Burden remains a Trustee of the charity which supports many coroners’ courts around the country.
Roey Burden worked for the War Office and was posted to various overseas positions including Karachi and Northern Nigeria. After her marriage, Roey also lived in Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
Whilst bringing up her two daughters she worked for several charities before joining Victim Support Westminster as a volunteer (14 years) appointed to the Management Committee during that time as a Trustee (7 years).  Also became a volunteer in the Witness Service at Horseferry Road Magistrates Court. Roey resigned in 2003 after the CCSS was established.
Roey went on to work for a local M.E.P.  and became a Personal Secretary in a private house in St. James’s.
Roey then went on to volunteer with various charities before joining Victim Support Westminster as a volunteer (14 years) appointed to the Management Committee during that time as a Trustee (7 years).  Also became a volunteer in the Witness Service at Horseferry Road Magistrates Court. Roey resigned in 2003 after the CCSS was established.