New Year's Honours - Cambridgeshire

28 December 2018, 22:30

OBE award

The honours include British Empire Medals (BEMs), which are awarded for service to the local community. This could be a long-term charitable or voluntary activity that has made a significant difference.

Those awarded OBEs have been recognised for having a major local role in any activity, including work which has made them known nationally in their chosen area.

And those given MBEs have been rewarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the community which will have had a long-term, significant impact.

The full list of those honoured in Cambridgeshire is as follows:


Professor David Klenerman, FRS. Professor of Biophysical Chemistry. University of Cambridge. For services to Science and to the Development of High Speed DNA Sequencing Technology. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)


Jonathan Michael Thompson. Chief executive, HM Revenue and Customs. For public service. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)


Professor Madeleine Julia Atkins, CBE. Formerly chief executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England. For services to Higher Education. (Cambridgeshire)


Professor John Frederick William Birney, FRS. Joint director, European Bioinformatics Institute. For services to Computational Genomics and to Leadership across the Life Sciences. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Professor Geoffrey Colin Maitland, FReng. Professor of Energy Engineering, Imperial College London. For services to Chemical Engineering. (Cambridgeshire)


Grenville James Chamberlain. For services to the Caravan Club and to charity. (Hardwick, Cambridgeshire)

Alison Denise Fendley. Executive director, Forensic Archive Limited. For services to Forensic Science. (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire)

Tom Karen. For services to Design. (Cambridgeshire)

Lucy Lake. Chief executive Officer, Camfed International. For services to Young People in Africa. (Cambridgeshire)

Dr Jennifer Mary Schooling. Director, Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, University of Cambridge. For services to Engineering and to Digital Construction. (Newmarket, Cambridgeshire)


Lidwina Anne-Marie Hamilton. For services to the Farming community and to charity. (St Neots, Cambridgeshire)

Pinakin Ishvarlal Patel. Prevent Co-ordinator and Chair, London Prevent Network. For services to Community Cohesion and to Preventing Radicalisation. (Wisbech, Cambridgeshire)

Farshid Raoufi. Station Commander, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Equality and Inclusion. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Angela Thompson. Director of Nursing and Deputy Regional chief Nurse London, NHS Improvement. For services to Nursing and to Healthcare Leadership. (Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire)


Bisoye Babalola. Founder and chief executive officer, Nights Global. For services to the Creative Industries. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Eva Olga Clarke. For services to Holocaust Education. (Cambridgeshire)

Anne Patricia Furbank. For services to the Fashion Industry and to Charitable Fundraising. (Cambridgeshire)

Jean Elsie Pierson. For services to the community in Romsey Town, Cambridge. (Cambridgeshire)

Mollie Rollins. For services to the Church and the community in Tydd St Giles, Cambridgeshire. (Tydd St Giles, Cambridgeshire)