Queen's Birthday Honours: Cambridgeshire

Charlotte Edwards with the women's Ashes trophy Credit: PA Images

The England women's cricket captain Charlotte Edwards has been made a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Charlotte, who was born in Huntingdon, is the only female cricketer to score 2,000 runs in T20 Internationals. At the time when she made her England debut in 1995, she was the youngest player ever to play for England.

Others being honoured in Cambridgeshire include a top expert in statistics from the city's university. David Spiegelhalter has been knighted for his work in the field. He specialises in the science of risk, and the probability of certain things happening in everyday life.

Jacquelyn O'Doherty has been awarded a British Empire Medal for helping out at Jimmy's Night Shelter in Cambridge.

The full list is below.


Professor David John SPIEGELHALTER, OBE FRS Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk, University of Cambridge. For services to Statistics.


ProfessorJeremy Keith Morris SANDERS, FRS Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Institutional Affairs and Professor of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. For services toHigherEducation and Scientific Research.


David John BRABEN, FREng Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Frontier Development plc. For services to the UK Computer and Video Games Industry.

Mrs Sue DUNKERTON. Director, Knowledge Transfer Network. For services to Health and Engineering.(Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire)

Ms Kate Elizabeth GROSS. Deputy Director for Strategy, Department for Business,Innovations and Skills. For services to public and charitable sectors.

Dr Helen Elizabeth MASON Reader in Solar Physics, University of Cambridge. Forservices to Higher Education and to Women in Science, Engineering and Technology. (Ely, Cambridgeshire)

Professor Barry Alexander Kenneth RIDER For services to the Prevention of Economic Crime.


John Leonard ANTHONY. Regional Project Director, London Fire Brigade. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service. (St Ives,Cambridgeshire)

Anjan Kumar BANERJEE. Deputy Managing Director, Pope Woodhead and Associates and Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust. For services to Patient Safety.(Peterborough, Cambridgeshire).

Raymond George JOBLING. Lay Member, General Pharmaceutical Council. For services to Pharmacy Education and Regulation.

Ms Lyn Annette MCINTYRE . Deputy Nurse Director,Patient Experience, NHS England Midlands and East. For services to Nursing. (Newmarket, Cambridgeshire).

Stephen John SELVES. For services to charitable giving in the UK. (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.)

Dr Peter David WOTHERS. Chair, International Chemistry Olympiad Committee. For services to Chemistry. (Cambridgeshire).


Dr Sarah COPPENDALE. For services to the community in Shelford and the surrounding areas, South Cambridgeshire.

Jacquelyn O'DOHERTY. Volunteer, Jimmy's Night Shelter, Cambridge. For services to the community in Cambridge.

Steve Selves, charity fund-raiser Credit: ITV Anglia