New Year's Honours - Essex

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 Essex is as follows:


Roy Alexander Stone, CBE. Principal private secretary, Government chief Whip's Office. For parliamentary and public service. (Essex)


Thomas Patrick Dowdall. Deputy director, National Crime Agency. For services to Tackling Organised Crime. (Hornchurch, Essex)

Simon Patrick McKinnon. Digital director for Children Health and Pensions Services, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service. (Shenfield, Essex)

Dr Margaret Melrose Wilson. Headteacher, The King John School, Essex. For services to Education. (Westcliffe on Sea, Essex)


Pauline Chelmsford. Deputy director, Large Business, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Improving UK Customs Capability. (Hockley, Essex)

Stephen John Fidler. Deputy director, Road Investment Strategy Client, Department for Transport. For services to Transport. (Essex)

Anne-Marie Fry. Head of Chemical Biological, Radiological and Explosive (Protect), Home Office. For services to Countering Terrorism. (Essex)

Acting Detective Sgt Isaac Kwamina Idun. Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing. (Essex)

Adrian Christopher Joseph. For services to Equality and to Diversity in Business. (Woodford Green, Essex)

Dr Vijaykumar Chhotabhai Kalidas Patel. Chief executive Officer, Waymade Pharmaceuticals. For services to Business and to Philanthropy. (Ingatestone, Essex)

Gary Smith. Headteacher, Market Field School. For services to Children with Special Educational Needs in Essex. (Elmstead Market, Essex)
Professor Antony John Young. Consultant Surgeon, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and National Clinical director, Innovation, NHS England. For services to Clinical leadership. (Southend-on-Sea, Essex)


Fiona Bailey. Executive Officer, Troubled Families Employment Adviser, Work Services Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to Vulnerable Families and Social Justice in Essex. (Essex)

Robert Andrew Richard Bradfield. Hydrographic Surveyor. For services to Navigation and Maritime Safety on the West Coast of Scotland. (Saffron Waldon, Essex)

Christopher Bridge. Chairman, Corporation Board, Colchester Institute. For services to Further Education and Skills. (Colchester, Essex)

Philomena Ann Drake. Formerly Chair of Trustees, Colchester Citizens' Advice. For services to Disadvantaged People in Essex. (Colchester, Essex)

Adam Charles Thomas. Senior Press Officer and Spokesman, Defence and Security Organisation Events Team, Department for International Trade. For services to UK Defence and Security. (Essex)


Stephen Addison. Founder, Box Up Crime. For services to Young People in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. (Dagenham, Essex)

Constable Andrew John Dunmore. Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing. (Epping, Essex)

Caroline Janet Gard. For services to Young People and to Charity. (Essex)

Aimee Hinton (Aimee WESTON) Social Worker, Essex County Council. For services to Children's Social Care. (Essex)

Cheryl Johnson. Founder of Remember My Baby. For services to Bereaved Families. (West Thurrock, Essex)

Constable Liam Jones. Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing. (Essex)

Colin McMillan. For services to Children with Disabilities in London and Essex. (Romford, Essex)

Howard Rayner. Special Superintendent, Essex Police. For services to Policing. (Chelmsford, Essex)

Justin Paul Sepple. For services to the community in Romford. (Romford, Essex)

Robert Alfred Villa. For services to the community in Chelmsford, Essex. (Chelmsford, Essex)