CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD
St. James's Palace, London SW1
31 December 2011
The QUEEN has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire:
To be Ordinary Commanders of the Civil Division of the said Most Excellent Order:
ABSE, Dr. Dannie, Poet and Playwright. For services to Poetry and Literature.
AINSCOW, Professor Mel, Professor of Education, University of Manchester. For services to Education.
ASSIRATI, Robert, lately Director, Major Projects Authority, Cabinet Office.
ATKINS, Professor Madeleine Julia, Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University. For services to Higher Education.
BARBER, Professor Karin, Professor of African Cultural Anthropology, University of Birmingham. For services to African Studies.
BELL, Catherine Elizabeth, Mrs., Deputy Secretary, Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Executive.
BHUGRA, Professor Dinesh Kumar Makhan Lai, lately President, Royal College of Psychiatrists, London. For services to Psychiatry.
BLACK, Robert William, lately Auditor General for Scotland.
BROWN, Andrew William, lately Director-General of the Advertising Association. For services to the Advertising Industry.
BUDGEN, Keith Graham, lately Regional Director, South East Region, H.M. Courts and Tribunals Service, Ministry of Justice.
BUNDY, Professor Alan, Professor of Automated Reasoning, University of Edinburgh. For services to Computing Science.
BURNETT, Dr. Andrew, Deputy Director, British Museum. For services to the British Museum and Numismatics.
BURTON, Anthony Charles, Chair of the Board of the Royal Court Theatre. For services to Theatre.
CALEY, Kenneth, T.D., Chief Crown Prosecutor, Eastern Region, Crown Prosecution Service.
CARLILE OF BERRIEW, The Right Honourable Alexander Charles, Lord, Q.C., Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, United Kingdom. For services to National Security.
BONHAM CARTER, Ms Helena, Actor. For services to Drama.
CHAPMAN, Professor Hilary Anne, Chief Nurse and Chief Operating Officer, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, South Yorkshire. For services to Nursing.
CLARKE, Charles Giles, Chair of the England and Wales Cricket Board. For services to Cricket.
COATES, Ms Denise, Founder and Chief Executive bet365. For services to the community and Business.
CORBETT, Ronald Balfour, O.B.E., Entertainer. For services to Entertainment and to Charity.
CRANE, Professor Jack, State Pathologist, Northern Ireland State Pathologist's Department. For services to Forensic Pathology.
DANGOOR, Professor Naim Eliahou, O.B.E., Philanthropist. For charitable services.
DAVIES, Edwin, O.B.E., Philanthropist. For charitable services.
DAVIS, Ms Marion Clare, Director, Children, Young People and Families Directorate, Warwickshire County Council. For services to Children and Young People.
DAWE, Fiona, Mrs., O.B.E., lately Chief Executive Officer, YouthNet. For services to Volunteering.
WATSON-DRUEE, Dr. Neslyn Eugenie, M.B.E., Chair, NHS Kingston. For services to Healthcare.
FAIRHEAD, Rona, Mrs., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Times Group. For services to UK Industry.
FIDLER, Professor Peter Michael, M.B.E., Vice-Chancellor, University of Sunderland. For services to Higher Education.
FLINT, David Jonathan, Chief Executive, Oxford Instruments. For services to Business and Science.
FOWLER, Professor Clare Juliet, Consultant Uro-Neurologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Uro-Neurology.
GREER, Dr. Gillian, O.N.Z.M., Director General, International Planned Parenthood Federation. For services to International Health and Women's Rights.
GROSS, Ms Jean Elizabeth Ogilvie, England's Communication Champion for Children. For services to Education.
HALL, David John, Chairman, Financial Services Compensation Scheme. For services to the Financial Services Industry.
HAMILTON, Dr. Ronald Shade, Chair, Daysoft Ltd. For services to the Contact Lens Industry.
HAMMERSLEY, Stephen John, Chief Executive, Community Foundation Network. For services to Philanthropy.
HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS, Fiona, Lady. For services to Gender Equality.
HOLLOWAY, James Essex, Director, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery. For services to the Arts.
HOLROYD, Charles William, D.L., Philanthropist. For services to Young People and to the community in the North West.
HUGHES, Meredydd John, Q.P.M., lately Chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police. For services to the Police.
HUTTON, Ms Jennifer, Deputy Director, Cabinet Office.
JACKSON, Dr. Bryan Samuel, O.B.E. For services to Manufacturing, the East Midlands Region and the East Midlands Regional Development Agency.
JAMES, Clive Vivian Leopold, Author, Poet and Broadcaster. For services to Literature and the Media.
JAMES, Mark Vincent, Chief Executive, Carmarthenshire County Council. For services to Local Government in Wales.
JONES, Jonathan, Director, Tourism and Marketing, Welsh Government.
JONES, Richard, Director, Adult Social Care, Lancashire County Council. For services to Adult Social Care.
LILLYWHITE, Stephen, Music Producer. For services to Music.
LUPTON, James, lately Chairman of Board of Trustees, Dulwich Picture Gallery. For services to the Arts and Philanthropy.
MACKINNON, James Gordon, Director and Chief Planner, Directorate for the Built Environment, Scottish Executive.
MAHMOOD, Dr. Tahir Ahmed. For services to Women's Health.
MANN, Trevor, Senior Vice President for Manufacturing, Nissan Europe. For services to Business in North East England.
MANSELL, Professor James, Emeritus Professor of Learning Disability. For services to People with Intellectual Disabilities.
MANSELL, Nigel Ernest James, O.B.E., President, UK Youth. For services to Children and Young People.
MARLES, Andrew, Q.F.S.M., lately Chief Fire Officer, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service.
MARTIN, Professor Ursula Hilda Mary, Professor of Computer Science and lately Vice-Principal (Science and Engineering), Queen Mary, University of London. For services to Computer Science.
MCASLAN, John Renwick, Executive Chair and Founder, John McAslan & Partners. For services to Architecture.
MCDAID, Professor Seamus, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of the West of Scotland. For services to Higher Education.
MILBURN, Martina, Mrs., Chief Executive, The Prince's Trust. For services to Charity.
MORRISSEY, Helena Louise, Mrs., Chief Executive Officer, Newton Investment Management Ltd and Founder of 30% Club. For services to UK Business.
MULDER, Dr. Robert Frederick. For services to Philanthropy.
MUNRO, Professor Eileen, Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics. For services to Children and Families.
NOBLETT, The Venerable William, Chaplain General of Prisons, H.M. Prison Service, Ministry of Justice.
PETTS, Professor Judith Irene, lately Member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution. For services to Scientific Research.
PHILLIPS, Professor David, O.B.E., President, Royal Society of Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry, Imperial College London. For services to Chemistry.
ZOLLINGER-READ, Dr. Paul, lately Chief Executive, NHS Cambridgeshire. For services to the NHS.
RIDGWAY, Professor Keith, O.B.E., Research Director, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. For services to Manufacturing Research.
ROBBINS, Professor Trevor William, F.R.S., Director, Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Cambridge. For services to Medical Research.
RONSON, Gerald Maurice, Philanthropist. For charitable services.
RUSHTON, Elizabeth, Mrs., lately Principal and Chief Executive, West Herts College. For services to Further Education.
SENTENCE, Dr. Andrew, Economist. For services to the Economy.
SHIPLEE, Howard John, Director of Construction, Olympic Delivery Authority. For services to Construction.
SMITH, Gordon, Acting Director, Debt Management and Banking, London, H.M. Revenue and Customs.
SMITH, Paul Adrian, Founder and Chair, Celador Entertainment. For services to the Media Industry.
MCGREGOR-SMITH, Ruby, Mrs., Chief Executive Officer, MITIE Group plc. For services to Business and Diversity in Business.
SPRINGMAN, Professor Sarah Marcella, O.B.E. For services to Triathlon.
STEELE, Professor James George, Dean, Newcastle Dental School. For services to Dentistry and Oral Health.
STOUTZKER, Ian, O.B.E., Philanthropist. For services to Music.
SUTTON, Professor Philip, lately Director, Science and Technology Strategy, Ministry of Defence.
SYVRET, John Raymond, Chief Executive Officer, Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd. For services to the UK Maritime Sector.
TARASSENKO, Professor Lionel, Chair of Electrical Engineering, University of Oxford. For services to Engineering.
THOMAS, Peter. For services to Entrepreneurship, Sport and Charity in Wales.
THORNTON, Miss Eileen, Chair, Education and Training Committee, Health Professions Council. For services to Healthcare Education and Training.
TREVES, Vanni Emanuele, Chair, National College for School Leadership. For services to Education.
TYLER, Dr. Andrew Oliver, lately Chief Operating Officer, Defence Equipment and Support, Ministry of Defence.
VIZARD, Dr. Eileen, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. For services to Children and Young People.
WALLWORK, Professor John, D.L., Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Transplantation, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. For services to Healthcare.
WATES, James Garwood Michael, Deputy Chairman, Wates and Chairman, CITB_Construction Skills. For services to Construction and the Charitable Sector.
WELLS, Michael Charles, Director, Risk and Intelligence Service, London, H.M. Revenue and Customs.
WHARTON, Malcolm, Principal, Hartpury College, Gloucestershire. For services to Further Education.
WHITE, Professor Joan, lately Director of the Academy and Dean of the Faculty of Education, Royal Academy of Dance. For services to Dance.
WHITEHOUSE, Malcolm, lately Deputy Chief Information Officer and Group Applications Director, Department for Work and Pensions.
WILKINSON, The Reverend Canon Guy Alexander, lately Archbishop's Secretary for Inter-Religious Affairs and National Inter-Religious Affairs Adviser. For services to Inter-Faith Relations.
WINSLOW, Peter Anthony, Chief Executive Officer, BGL Group Limited. For services to Financial Services.
WOOD, Julia Doris, Mrs., lately Deputy Director of Pensions, Cabinet Office.
WORSLEY, Thomas, lately Senior Economic Adviser, Department for Transport.