New Year's Honours in Herts

30 December 2015, 22:30

OBE award

Full details of those given awards in the New Year's Honours List have been published tonight (Wednesday, 30th December).


His Honour Michael Findlay Baker, QC, DL. Formerly Resident Judge, Crown Court, St. Albans and Deputy Circuit Judge. For services to the Administration of Justice and to the community in Hertfordshire. (Ware, Hertfordshire)

Robert Fredrick Behrens. Chief executive and Independent Adjudicator, Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education. For services to Higher Education. (Moor Park, Hertfordshire)

Dr Vivienne Cox. For services to the UK Economy and Sustainability. (Flaunden, Hertfordshire)

Neil O'Connor. Director Fire, Resilience and Emergencies, Department for Communities and Local Government. For services to Fire Safety and Flood Resilience. (Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire)

Dr Raminder Singh Ranger, MBE. Chairman, Sun Mark Ltd. For services to Business and Community Cohesion. (Moor Park, Hertfordshire)


John Ayres. Principal, Eden Multi-Academy Trust, Middlesex. For services to Education. (Watford, Hertfordshire)

David Derek Bartram. Assistant Headteacher, Lampton School, Hounslow, London. For services to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. (Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Lynn Anne Chesterman. Trustee and chief executive, Grandparents Plus. For services to Children and Families. (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire)

Professor David Anthony Cowan. Professor of Pharmaceutical Toxicology and director Drug Control Centre, King's College London. For services to Anti-Doping Science. (Arkley, Hertfordshire)

Terence Thomas Robin Douglas. Chair of Trustees, The Who Cares? Trust, London. For services to Children and Young People. (Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire)

Edmund King. President, the Automobile Association. For services to Road Safety. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Terry Michael Neville. Chief Operating Officer, University of Northampton. For services to Higher Education. (Hitchin, Hertfordshire)

Ian William Pigott. Farmer and Founder, Open Farm Sunday and chairman, Farming and Countryside Education. For services to Agricultural and Countryside Education. (Harpenden, Hertfordshire)




Mrs Jacqueline Anne Barnett. Foster Carer, Hertfordshire County Council. For services to Children and Families. (Borehamwood, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Marion Denise Brown. For services to the community in Hertfordshire. (St. Albans, Hertfordshire)

Lawrence Frederick Davies. Deputy chief executive Officer, Automotive Investment Organisation. For services to the Automotive Industry and to the community in Bedfordshire. (Pirton, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Ann Marie Forbes. Teacher of Science, The Hertfordshire and Essex High School. For services to Education in the UK and Uganda. (Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Elizabeth Lees. Deputy director, Nursing and Patient Experience, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. For services to Nursing. (Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire)

Ms Tracey Neville. Head Coach, England Netball Squad. For services to Netball. (Hitchin, Hertfordshire)

Clifford Joseph Price. For services to Music and Young People. (Tring, Hertfordshire)

Robert Allan David Wilson. For services to the Music Industry and charity. (Knebworth, Hertfordshire)



Danny Bonwitt. For services to voluntary organisations in the UK. (Potten End, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Janet Bucknell. Formerly School Support Worker, Lonsdale School, Stevenage. For services to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. (Stevenage, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Anne Connor Butterworth. For services to the community in St. Leonards, Hertfordshire and to the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Trust. (St. Leonards, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Mary Elizabeth Cutler. For charitable services to Grove House Hospice, St. Albans, Hertfordshire. (St. Albans, Hertfordshire)

Zygmunt Shipper. For services to Holocaust Education and Awareness. (Bushey, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Dorothy Hana Start. For services to the community in Friern Barnet, Hertfordshire, and to charity.

Robin Basil Woodd. For services to the community in Hemel Hempstead, particularly through the Samaritans and St. Mary's Church. (Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire)