New Year's Honours - Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire is as follows:


Myfanwy Barrett. For parliamentary service. (Chorleywood, Hertfordshire)


Roy Rickhuss. General secretary. Community Union. For services to the Steel Industry. (Hertfordshire)


William Bryden. Head of Scenes of Crime, British Transport Police. For services to Policing. (Stevenage, Hertfordshire)

Ming Wai Kong. Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department. For services to Energy Policy. (Hertfordshire)


Riaz Alidina. Head of Financial Institutions Business Risk, Lloyds Banking Group. For services to Small Business Banking. (Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire)

David Berglas. For services to Magic and to Psychology. (Barnet, Hertfordshire)

Richard Bristow. For services to Transport and to the community in London. (Cheshunt, Hertfordshire)

Gopal Krishan Gupta. Founder and Solicitor, Gupta and Partners, and Founder, Gupta Group. For services to British Business and to Philanthropy. (Moor Park, Hertfordshire)

Richard Paul Hill. For services to Disability Cricket. (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire)
Anthony Stephen Joy. Senior Intelligence Analyst, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing. (Hertfordshire)

Dr Julia Rose Magill. For services to Education. (Royston, Hertfordshire)
Samantha Perahia. Head of Production UK, British Film Commission. For services to the Film and Television Industry. (Kings Langley, Hertfordshire)
Anthony Martin Charles. For services to the community in Datchworth, Hertfordshire. (Datchworth, Hertfordshire)
Michael George Eldridge. For services to Football in Tring.  (Tring, Hertfordshire)

Steven Floris Frank. For services to Holocaust Education. (Chorleywood, Hertfordshire)
Cdr Michael Goldthorpe. RN. Chief executive officer, Association of Royal Navy Officers. For services to Naval Personnel. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)
Christine Victoria Kell. For services to the community in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. (Buntingford, Hertfordshire)
Robert John McCarthy. For services to the Environment and the community in Hoddesdon. (Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire)

Andrew Charles De Winton Morton. For services to the community in Kimpton Hertfordshire. (Kimpton, Hertfordshire)

Ian Martin Pittaway. Chairman, The Robert Clack Development Trust. For services to the community in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Daphne Frances Selfe. Model. For services to Women and Fashion. (Baldock, Hertfordshire)

Archibald Frederick Smith. For services to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. (Hertfordshire)