Central Chancery for the Orders of Knighthood
St. James's Palace, London SW1
31 December 2011
The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify her intention of conferring the Honour of Knighthood upon the undermentioned:
ACHER, Gerald, C.B.E., L.V.O. For charitable services.
ALDRIDGE, Rodney Malcolm, O.B.E., Chair, The Aldridge Foundation. For services to Young People.
ALLEN, Charles Lamb, C.B.E. For services to the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
ARMITT, John Alexander, C.B.E., Chair, Olympic Delivery Authority. For services to Engineering and Construction.
BAZALGETTE, Peter Lytton, TV Producer. For services to Broadcasting.
BEAR, Michael David, lately Lord Mayor, City of London. For services to Regeneration, Charity and the City of London.
BLOOM, Professor Stephen Robert, Head of Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Imperial College London. For services to Medical Science.
BUCHANAN, Dr. John Gordon St. Clair, Chairman, Smith & Nephew plc. For services to Industry.
DONALDSON, Professor Simon Kirwan, Royal Society Professor of Mathematics, Imperial College London. For services to Mathematics.
ELLIS, Herbert Douglas, O.B.E. For charitable services.
GALE, Roger James, M.P. For public and political services.
GEIM, Professor Andre Konstantin, Professor of Physics, University of Manchester. For services to Science.
HALL, Geoffrey, lately Principal and Chief Executive, New College Nottingham. For services to Further Education.
HILL, Professor Geoffrey William, Poet and Critic. For services to Literature.
IACOBESCU, George, C.B.E. For services to Charity, Community and the Financial Services Industry.
MACCULLOCH, Professor Diarmaid Ninian John, Professor of the History of the Church, University of Oxford. For services to Scholarship.
NOVOSELOV, Professor Konstantin, Professor of Physics, University of Manchester. For services to Science.
PAPPANO, Antonio, Music Director, Royal Opera House. For services to Music.
PEPYS, Professor Mark Brian, lately Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Medicine, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Hospital. For services to Biomedicine.
RAMAKRISHNAN, Dr. Venkatraman, Scientist, Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology. For services to Molecular Biology.
REID, David Edward, lately Chairman, Tesco plc and Chairman, Kwik-Fit Group. For services to Business and to Charity.
RUDDOCK, Paul, Philanthropist. For services to the Arts.
RUSSELL, Robert. For public service.
SISSONS, Professor John Gerald Patrick, Regius Professor of Physic, University of Cambridge. For services to Research and Education in Clinical Medicine.
SNOWDEN, Professor Christopher Maxwell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Surrey. For services to Engineering and to Higher Education.
WATSON, Professor Robert Tony, C.M.G., Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
WITTY, Andrew, Chief Executive Officer, GlaxoSmithKline. For services to the Economy and to the UK Pharmaceutical Industry.
Diplomatic Service and Overseas List
GREENWOOD, Professor Brian Mellor, C.B.E., Professor, Clinical Tropical Medicine, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. For services to malaria research in Africa.
WARD, The Honourable (Frederik) Gordon (Roy), O.B.E., lately Chief Justice, Turks and Caicos Islands. For services to the judiciary in the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Commonwealth.