Richard Lake Olver, from Danbury. Chairman, BAE Systems plc. For services to Business.
Margaret Evelyn Buxton, from Chipping Ongar. FBA Ecclesiastical Historian. For services to
(Dr Margaret Evelyn Aston) Historical Scholarship.
Dr John Andrew Spence, from Chelmsford. OBE DL Chairman, South East Local Enterprise Partnership. For services to Business in the South East.
Steven Edwards, from Chrishall. Social Entrepreneur. For services to Philanthropy and Higher Education.
Janet Hodges, from Westcliff-on-Sea. JP Chief Executive Officer, The Edge Foundation. For services to Further and Higher Education.
Dawn Barnard, Chelmsford. Founder, Chelmsford City Ladies' Football Club. For services to Women's and Girls' Football in Essex.
Rosanna Briggs, from Peverel, Essex. Deputy Head of Service and Deputy County Emergency Planning Officer, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Civil Protection.
John Michael Burton, Colchester. For services to the Conservation of Historic Architecture.
Bradley Cox, Canvey Island. For services to Young People and to the community in Canvey Island, Essex.
Katherine Kirk, Westcliff-on-Sea. Chair, South East Essex Primary Care Trust. For services to Public Health.
David John Henry Loxton, Chelmsford. Lately Director of Membership and Development, the Liberal Democrats Party. For political service.
Andrew Dunsmore McKechnie, Chelmsford. Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to the Planning and Command of the London Operation for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic
Michael William Pritchard, Colchester. Entrepreneur and Inventor, LIFESAVER Ultra-filtration Bottle. For services to Innovation and International Business.
Peter Antony Riding. For services to the community in Saffron Walden, Essex.
Captain Roderick Shaw, Harwich. Marine Surveyor, Maritime and Coastguard Agency. For services to Maritime Safety.
Stephen Roy Thompson, Hornchurch. For services to Sport and Young People in Barking and Dagenham, East London.
Janet Vaughan, Leigh-on-Sea. Head teacher, Canvey Junior School, Essex.
For services to Education.
Robert Newell Watson. For services to the community in Braintree, Essex.
Jacquelyn Clare Bargman, Braintree. Trustee and Clerk, Finchingfield Guildhall Trust. For services to English Heritage and to the community in Essex.
Janet Margaret Felton, Colchester. School Crossing Patrol Officer. For services to Road Safety and to the community in Colchester, Essex.
John Malcolm Stuart Fletcher. For voluntary service to the Sea Cadet Corps and the community in Walton-on-the-Naze.
Angela Gamble, Colchester. For services to Scouting and to the community in West Mersea, Essex.
Brian Alfred Kempster, Romford. Greenkeeper, Gidea Park Bowls Club. For services to Bowls.
Joyce Paris Nicholls, Woodford Green, Essex, For services to Keep Fit in Essex.
Andrew Benjamin Phillips. For services to History and Heritage in Colchester.
Pamela Ann Simpson. Lately Girls' Brigade Captain, 1st Colchester Group and Volunteer, Bishop William Ward CofE Primary School. For services to Children and Young People.
Glenda Irene Stephens, Grays, Essex. For services to Hockey and to the community in Thurrock, Essex.
Kevin John Walker, Ilford. Paramedic, London Ambulance Service. For services to Emergency Healthcare and the community in Essex.