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Queen's Birthday Honours - Herts, Beds, Bucks & Northants
The Queen's Birthday Honours List has been published.
Here are the people from Herts, Beds, Bucks and Northants receiving honours.
Stephen Edward Kershaw. Director of Strategy and Partnerships Immigration Enforcement, Home Office. For services to Border Security, Policing and Education. (Chorleywood, Hertfordshire)
Timothy Charles Sawyer. Chief executive Officer Start Up Loans. For services to Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs. (Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire)
Professor Michael Philip Thorne. Formerly vice-Chancellor Anglia Ruskin University. For services to Higher Education. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)
Richard James Hill. Formerly Headteacher, Colnbrook Special School, Hertfordshire. For services to Education. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)
Timothy Steiner. Founder and chief executive officer, Ocado. For services to the Economy. (Hatfield, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Jacqueline Dawn Bonfield. For services to the Promotion of Diversity in Engineering. (Hertfordshire)
Keith Charles Brown. Chair of Governors, College of North East London. For services to Further Education. (Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire)
Miss Angela Leonora Joseph. Community Fire Volunteer, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service. For service to Fire Safety. (Watford, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Lin O'Brien. Chief executive Officer, Hertfordshire Catering Ltd., Hertfordshire County Council. For services to Education. (Hatfield, Hertfordshire)
Barry Smith. Co-founder, Skyscanner. For services to Technology and Travel. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Diana Judith Burdett. School secretary, The Grove Infant and Nursery School, Harpenden. For services to Education. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)
David James Furnell. For services to charities and the community in Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire. (Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire)
Ms Lesley Rowe. Manager, Kingsgate Resource Centre for Older People. For services to Older People in Camden. (Hertfordshire)
Mrs Hilary Ann Spiers. For services to the community in Stevenage and Knebworth, Hertfordshire. (Stevenage, Hertfordshire)
Alastair Nathan Cook, MBE. Captain, England Cricket Squad. For services to Cricket. (Bedfordshire)
Professor Eileen Scanlon. Regius Professor of Open Education, The Open University. For services to Education. (Stony Stratford, Bedfordshire)
David Stuart Hodgson. Mayor, Bedford Borough Council. For services to Local Government. (Bedford, Bedfordshire)
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL
Paul Fredrick Bowen-James. Founder and CEO, Kids in Action Charity. For services to Children and Young People in Bedfordshire. (Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire)
Anthony Michael Howitt Marshall. For services to community in Old Warden Bedfordshire.
Desmond Dennis Salmon. For services to the community in Studham Bedfordshire.
Paul Owen. For services to the community as Founder and Trustee of Jersey's Around the Island Walk. (Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire)
Anthony Charles Howlett-Bolton. For services to Ex-offenders through the Langley House Trust. (Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Susan Mary Bird. Consultant Acoustic Engineer and lately Partner, Bird Acoustics. For services to Engineering and Women in Engineering in the UK and Abroad. (Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire)
Stephen Robert Cannon. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Chair, Skeletal Cancer Action Trust. For services to Orthopaedics. (Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Rosemary Gallagher. Professional Lead for Infection Prevention and Control, Royal College of Nursing. For services to Nursing, Infection Prevention and Control. (High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Jennifer Ann Gray. For services to Synchronised Swimming. (Marlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Margaret Helen Mason Harper. Deputy head Teacher, Grange Academy, East Ayrshire. For services to Education. (Iver, Buckinghamshire)
Anwar Kassim. Director, Milton Keynes Islamic Arts and Culture. For services to Inter-faith Relations and the community in Milton Keynes. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)
Nilesh Sachdev. Formerly Member, Green Construction Board. For services to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in the Retail Sector. (Sherington, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Julia Anne Upton. Chief executive, MK Community Foundation. For services to the community in Milton Keynes. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL
Gerald Anthony Davies. For services to charity through the Kop Hill Climb and to the community in Princes Risborough Buckinghamshire.
Paul Edward Lillycrop. Formerly Watch Commander, Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire and Rescue. (Amersham, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Veronica Ann Tuppen. Thrift Shop manager, RAF Halton. For voluntary service to RAF Families and to charity. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)
Miss Caryl Suzanne Billingham. For services to the community in Brackley Northamptonshire. (Brackley, Northamptonshire)
Mrs Rachel Elizabeth Mallows. Director, The Mallows Company Ltd and Made in Northamptonshire. For services to Business and Entrepreneurship. (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire)
Mrs Elaine Jane Nicholson. Founder and chief executive Officer, Action for Aspergers, Northamptonshire. For services to Education and Aspergers Awareness. (Northamptonshire)
Michael Rodden. Officer, Arson Taskforce, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Community Safety and the community in Northamptonshire. (Northamptonshire)
Matthew Jeremy Toresen. Community Development Officer, Voluntary Impact, Northants. For services to LGBT Equality. (Abington, Northamptonshire)
BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL
David Harries. For services to the community in Bugbrooke Northamptonshire. (Northamptonshire)
Miss Theresa Jane Wright. For charitable services to Gosset Ward Special Care Baby Unit, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust. (Bozeat, Northamptonshire)
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