Terry Bramall

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Terry Bramall
BornNovember 1942[1]
Alma materBirmingham University
Spouse(s)Liz Bramall

Terence George Bramall CBE (born November 1942) is a British businessman and philanthropist.

Early life[edit]

Terry Bramall graduated from Birmingham University with a BSc degree in Civil Engineering in 1964.[2]

He was selected as High Sheriff of Yorkshire for 2017-18.[3]

Business career[edit]

Bramall served as the Chairman of Keepmoat, a British community regeneration and housebuilding company.[4]


Bramall had donated GBP£60,000 to the Conservative Party by 2012.[4]

Bramall set up the Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation with a £100 million endowment in 2008. He is a Trustee of the Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation. Bramall is a director of Doncaster Rovers Football Club. Bramall was chief executive of the Keepmoat construction group, which specialised in social housing.[5][6][7] Bramall donated £2 million for the completion of Birmingham University’s Bramall Music Building.[8][9]

Bramall was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2013 New Years Honours for services to charity.[10] He was awarded The Prince of Wales Medal for Arts Philanthropy in 2014.[11][12] Bramall was awarded the honorary degree of DUniv by Birmingham University in 2011.[13][14] Bramall won the National Masters Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2004.[15]


  1. ^ "Terence George BRAMALL - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/alumni/old-joe/Old-Joe-autumn-2013.pdf
  3. ^ "West Yorkshire 2016/2017". High Sheriffs association. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b Mason, Rowena (29 December 2012). "New Year Honours List 2013: Tory donors get gongs: Property tycoons who have given more than £160,000 to the Conservative Party have been given awards in today's New Year Honours List". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  5. ^ Bramall, Terry (24 January 2013). "'Money gives you the freedom... it's what you do with that freedom that counts'". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  6. ^ "CBE for man who loves the sound of music". thestar.co.uk. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Rich list Yorkshire family's £100m gifts to charities". yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  8. ^ http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/alumni/giving/whywegive.aspx
  9. ^ http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/alumni/TheDifference6.pdf
  10. ^ "The New Year Honours Lists 2013 - GOV.UK". www.gov.uk. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  11. ^ "The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation". northernballet.com. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Supporters receive Royal Medal". northernballet.com. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  13. ^ http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/senate/honorary-graduates-since-2000.pdf
  14. ^ http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/alumni/giving/Bramallthankyou.aspx
  15. ^ "Manchester United's Chief Exec and BBC Sport Boss Honoured by the University of Birmingham". www.birmingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 2 April 2018.