Honours Recipients in Hertfordshire

What are the awards?

There are a number of different categories of awards given out, each recognising a particular service to the Queen and country.

These are:

  • Companion of Honour – for major contributions to the arts, science, medicine, or government
  • Knights/Dames – for major contributions in any activity, usually at national level
  • Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) – for prominent but lesser roles at a national level, or a leading role at regional level
  • Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) – for major roles in any activity
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) –for outstanding achievements or services to the community
  • British Empire Medal (BEM) – for ‘hands-on’ services to the local community
  • Overseas Territories Police and Fire Service Medals
  • Royal Victorian Order (RVO) – usually awarded to people who have helped the Queen personally
  • The George Cross – a first level civilian medal for bravery
  • The George Medal – a second level civilian medal for bravery
  • The Queen’s Gallantry Medal – a third level civilian medal for bravery
  • The Queen’s Commendation for Bravery and The Queen’s Commendation for Bravery in the Air – awarded for risk to life

The Herts Lieutenancy is very proud of all recipients of Honours in Hertfordshire.

Queens New Year Honours 2019

Honour Description Name Service
CB Companions of the Order of the Bath Mrs Myfanwy BARRETT For Parliamentary service.
CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire Mr Royston RICKHUSS General Secretary, Community Union. For services to the Steel Industry.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Mr William BRYDEN Head of Scenes of Crime, British Transport Police. For services to Policing.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Ms Ming Wai KONG Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department. For services to Energy Policy.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire David BERGLAS For services to Magic and Psychology.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Richard BRISTOW For services to Transport in London and to the community in Hertfordshire.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Gopal Krishan GUPTA Founder and Solicitor, Gupta and Partners, and Founder, Gupta Group. For services to British business and Philanthropy.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Richard Paul HILL For services to Disability Cricket.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Anthony Stephen JOY Senior Intelligence Analyst, Metropolitan Police service. For services to Policing.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Dr Julia Rose MAGILL For services to Education.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Ms Samantha PERAHIA Head of Production UK, British Film Commission. For services to the Film and Television Industry.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Anthony Martin CHARLES For services to the community in Datchworth, Hertfordshire.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Michael George ELDRIDGE For services to Football in Tring, Hertfordshire.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Steven Floris FRANK For services to Holocaust Education.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Michael GOLDTHORPE Chief Executive Officer, Association of Royal Navy Officers. For Services to Naval Personnel.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Ms Christine Victoria KELL For services in the community in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Robert John McCARTHY For services to the Environment and the community in Hoddesdon.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Andrew Charles De Winton MORTON For services to the community in Kimpton, Hertfordshire.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Ian Martin PITTAWAY Chairman, The Robert Clack Development Trust. For services to the community in the London Borough of Barkingham and Dagenham.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Daphne Frances SELFE Model. For services to Women and Fashion.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Archibald Frederick SMITH For services to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

Queens Birthday Honours 2018

Honour Description Name Service
Kt Knight Bachelor Professor Leslie Colin EBDON CBE Lately Director, Fair Access to Higher Education. For services to Higher Education and Social Mobility.
CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire Mr Kenneth Martin FOLLETT Author. For services to Literature and charity.
CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire Professor Stuart William John REID Principal, Royal Veterinary College. For services to the Veterinary Profession and Higher Education.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Mr Jermain Colin DEFOE Footballer. For services to the Jermain Defoe Foundation.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Mr Thomas Brough GARDINER Assistant Director, Competent Authority, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Revenue Protection and to Youth Sport.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Ms Suzanne Jean GREAVES Assistant Director, Trade Bill Manager, Department for International Trade. For services to Government Legislation.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Mr Andrew GREGORY Deputy Director, Head of Transport Security Operations Centre. For services to Transport Resilience.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Mr Roger KLINE Lately Head of Strategy and Delivery, NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard, NHS England. For services to Equality in the NHS.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Ms Claire Elizabeth ROBINS Headteacher, Scholars’ Education Trust, and Member of the North West London South Central Headteacher’s Board. For services to Education.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Paul TAIANO For services to Drama Training and Horse Racing Welfare.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Carol Joy CHORLEY For voluntary service to the community in Sarratt, Hertfordshire.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Andrea Kathryn CLARKE Founder and Director, Playskill. For services to Children and Young People with Physical Disabilities.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Ms Patricia Ann EARP Director, Independent Living and Crisis Response, South East England, British Red Cross. For services to Crisis Support.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mr Steven ELWORTHY Lately Director of Events, English Cricket Board. For services to Cricket.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Professor Sally KENDALL Professor, Community Nursing and Public Health, University of Kent. For services to Nursing and Research.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Patricia Eve LANDER Lately Deputy Headteacher, Colnbrook Special Needs School, Watford. For services to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mr Robert NICHOLAS Head of Residence and Safety, HM Prison Whitemoor. For public service.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Ms Lindsay NICHOLSON Lately Editor, Good Housekeeping. For services to Journalism and Equal Opportunities.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mr Ian Timothy PAYNE For services to the Hospitality and Pub Industry.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mr Orphy Everton ROBINSON Musician and Composer. For services to Music.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mr Paul Timothy STANLEY Export Vice President for Europe, MBDA UK Ltd. For services to Defence Exports.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Anita Pamela WALLACE Chair, Lymphoedema Support Network. For services to Lymphoedema Awareness and Patient Support.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Janette BURT For services to people with Dementia and their families.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Miss Christabel COFIE For charitable service in the UK and Ghana.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Meirion MORRIS For services to young people.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Anne ROSS For services to families of young people with special needs.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Mr Peter TEMPLEMAN For services to Technical Education.

Queens New Year Honours 2018

Honour Description Name Service
CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire Kevin Ian SADLER Director, Courts and Tribunals Development. For services to the Administration of Justice.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Dr David DOHERTY For services to Higher Education and Business.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Dr Graham Russell HOARE For services to the Automotive Industry.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Barbara HOLM For services to Adult Education.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Ms Aina KHAN For services to the Protection of Women and Children in unregistered marriages.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Bernard Derek LANE For services to Community Safety and Reducing Crime.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Gavin David OLDHAM For services to Children through the Share Foundation.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Paul TAIANO For services to Drama Training and Horse Racing Welfare.
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire Dr Richard WILSON For services to the Video Game Industry.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Councillor Morris BRIGHT For services to Local Government.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Ms Jessica BUTCHER For services to Digital Technology and Entrepreneurship.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Derek Kenneth CLARKE For services to Young People in Hertfordshire.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Rosemary HADFIELD For services to Education.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Anne HENDY For services to Education.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Susan PLATTEN For services to young People.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Keith Dennis SEARS For services to Sport.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Ian Nigel TULLY For services to Music.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire Cleveland WATKISS For services to Music.
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire James Hugh WILLIAMS For services to the Shrievalty and the Community in Hertfordshire.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Harry BIBRING For services to Holocaust Education.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Mrs June CREW For voluntary service to Natural History and the community in Broxbourne.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Josef PERL For services to Holocaust Education.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Harry SPIRO For services to Holocaust Education.
BEM Medal of the Order of the British Empire Mrs Maryon STEWART For services to Drug Education.