New Year's Honours - Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire is as follows:


Dr Neil Bentley-Gockmann. Chief executive Officer, WorldSkills UK. For services to Equality in Business. (Buckinghamshire)

Professor Lynette Joy Ryals. Pro vice chancellor, Cranfield University. For services to Higher Education. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)

Dr Richard Thompson. Head of Counter-Terrorism Strategy, Home Office. For services to Countering Terrorism. (Buckinghamshire)

Nicola Mary Louise Yates. Senior vice president Europe, Pharmaceuticals, GSK. For services to Women in Business and to Workplace Equality. (Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire)


Alan Robert William Marsh. Fundraiser. For services to the Marine Society and to the Sea Cadets. (Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire)

Wain Douglas McIntosh. For services to the Afro-Caribbean community in the UK and Abroad. (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)


Alison Rosemary Rae. Trustee and secretary, Marlow Opportunity Playgroup. For services to Children with Disabilities. (Marlow, Buckinghamshire)

Joyce Rutter. Volunteer, Cancer Research UK. Aylesbury. For services to Cancer Research. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)

Jennifer Marie Woolveridge. For services to Older People and to the community in South Buckinghamshire. (Bucks, Buckinghamshire)