New Year honours in the Anglia region

Sir Alastair Cook Credit: PA Wire



  • Alastair COOK CBE - For services to cricket


  • Alison Jane BRITTAIN - Chief Executive, Whitbread plc. For services to Business.

  • The Reverend Paula Anne VENNELLS - Chief Executive, Post Office Ltd. For services to the Post Office and to charity.


  • Sandra Olubunkunola POPOOLA - Head of Capability Building and Resourcing, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. For services to Local Government and charity.


  • Michelle Dawn, DOBSON - Director for Membership and Professional (Michelle Richmond) Development, Institution of Engineering and Technology. For services to Engineering.

  • Richard Leon GILL - Lately Police Officer, British Transport Police. For services to Policing.

  • Monojaha Polly ISLAM - For services to charity and the UK Bangladeshi community.

  • David Leonard MORGAN - Volunteer Case Worker for the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Rural Support Group. For services to Vulnerable People.

  • Claire Suzanne PAUL - Director, Leadership Development and New Talent, BBC. For services to Apprenticeships and Education

  • Louise PURSER ASYE - Practice Assessor, Central Bedfordshire Council and Volunteer, British Association of Social Workers and Learn to Care. For services to Children's Social Care.


  • Ellen Dorothy BASSETT - For services to Sport and the community in Westoning, Bedfordshire.

  • Nerys BELL HIVE - Information Officer, RAF Henlow. For services to RAF Personnel and their Families.

  • Richard Philip MOORE - Police Constable, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing.

  • Anthony TALBOT- For services to Sport and the community in Luton.

  • Edward Walter WING - Retained Watch Commander, Biggleswade Fire Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service.



  • Professor David KLENERMAN FRS - Professor of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Cambridge. For services to Science and the Development of High Speed DNA Sequencing Technology.

  • Jonathan Michael THOMPSON - Chief Executive, HM Revenue and Customs. For public service.


  • Professor Madeleine Julia ATKINS CBE - Lately Chief Executive, Higher Education Funding Council for England. For services to Higher Education.


  • Professor John Frederick William BIRNEY FRS - Joint Director, European Bioinformatics Institute. For services to Computational Genomics and Leadership across the Life Sciences.

  • Professor Geoffrey Colin MAITLAND FREng - Professor of Energy Engineering, Imperial College London. For services to Chemical Engineering.


  • Grenville James CHAMBERLAIN - For services to the Caravan Club and to charity.

  • Alison Denise FENDLEY - Executive Director, Forensic Archive Limited. For services to Forensic Science.

  • Tom KAREN - For services to Design.

  • Lucy LAKE - Chief Executive Officer, Camfed International. For services to Young People in Africa.

  • Dr Jennifer Mary SCHOOLING - Director, Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, University of Cambridge. For services to Engineering and Digital Construction.


  • Lidwina Anne-Marie HAMILTON - For services to the Farming community and to charity.

  • Pinakin Ishvarlal PATEL - Prevent Co-ordinator and Chair, London Prevent Network. For services to Community Cohesion and Preventing Radicalisation.

  • Farshid RAOUFI - Station Commander, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Equality and Inclusion.

  • Angela THOMPSON - Director of Nursing and Deputy Regional Chief Nurse, London, NHS Improvement. For services to Nursing and Healthcare Leadership.


  • Bisoye BABALOLA - Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Nights Global. For services to the Creative Industries.

  • Eva Olga CLARKE - For services to Holocaust Education.

  • Anne Patricia FURBANK - For services to the Fashion Industry and Charitable Fundraising.

  • Jean Elsie PIERSON - For services to the community in Romsey Town, Cambridge.

  • Mollie ROLLINS - For services to the Church and the community in Tydd St Giles, Cambridgeshire.

Bisoye Babalola BEM Credit: ITV Anglia
Eva Clarke BEM Credit: ITV Anglia
Mollie Rollins BEM Credit: ITV Anglia



  • Roy Alexander STONE CBE - Principal Private Secretary, Government Chief Whip's Office. For parliamentary and public service.


  • Lynsi Margaret HAYWARD SMITH - Trustee, Education and Training Foundation. For services to Further Education.

  • Simon Patrick MCKINNON - Digital Director for Children, Health and Pensions Services, Department for Work and Pensions. For public service.

  • Dr Margaret Melrose WILSON DL - Headteacher, The King John School, Essex. For services to Education.


  • Pauline CHELMSFORD - Deputy Director Large Business, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to Improving UK Customs Capability.

  • Stephen John FIDLER - Deputy Director, Road Investment Strategy Client, Department for Transport. For services to Transport.

  • Anne-Marie FRY - Head of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosive (Protect), Home Office. For services to Countering Terrorism.

  • Isaac Kwamina IDUN - Acting Detective Sergeant, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing.

  • Adrian Christopher JOSEPH - For services to Equality and Diversity in Business.

  • Dr Vijaykumar Chhotabhai Kalidas PATEL - Chief Executive Officer, Waymade Pharmaceuticals. For services to Business and Philanthropy.

  • Gary SMITH - Headteacher, Market Field School. For services to Children with Special Educational Needs in Essex.

  • Professor Antony John YOUNG - Consultant Surgeon, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and National Clinical Director, Innovation, NHS England. For services to Clinical Leadership.

Gary Smith OBE Credit: ITV Anglia


  • Fiona BAILEY - Troubled Families Employment Adviser, Work Services Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to Vulnerable Families and Social Justice.

  • Robert Andrew Richard BRADFIELD - Hydrographic Surveyor. For services to Navigation and Maritime Safety on the West Coast of Scotland.

  • Christopher BRIDGE - Chairman, Corporation Board, Colchester Institute. For services to Further Education and Skills.

  • Philomena Ann DRAKE - Lately Chair of Trustees, Colchester Citizens' Advice. For services to Disadvantaged People in Essex.

  • Adam Charles THOMAS - Senior Press Officer and Spokesman, Defence and Security Organisation Events Team, Department for International Trade. For services to UK Defence and Security Industry.


  • Andrew John DUNMORE - Police Constable, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing.

  • Caroline Janet GARD - For services to Young People and charity.

  • Aimee HINTON - Social Worker, Essex County Council. For services to Children's Social Care.

  • Cheryl JOHNSON - Founder of Remember My Baby. For services to Bereaved Families.

  • Howard RAYNER - Special Superintendent, Essex Police. For services to Policing.

  • Robert Alfred VILLA - For services to the community in Chelmsford, Essex.



  • Royston RICKHUSS - General Secretary, Community Union. For services to the Steel Industry.


  • William BRYDEN - Head of Scenes of Crime, British Transport Police. For services to Policing.

  • Ming Wai KONG - Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department. For services to Energy Policy.


  • Riaz ALIDINA - Head of Financial Institutions Business Risk, Lloyds Banking Group. For services to Small Business Banking.

  • David BERGLAS - For services to Magic and Psychology.

  • Richard BRISTOW - For services to Transport in London, and to the community in Hertfordshire.

  • Gopal Krishan GUPTA - Founder and Solicitor, Gupta and Partners, and Founder, Gupta Group. For services to British Business and Philanthropy.

  • Richard Paul HILL - For services to Disability Cricket.

  • Anthony Stephen JOY - Senior Intelligence Analyst, Metropolitan Police Service. For services to Policing.

  • Dr Julia Rose MAGILL - For services to Education.

  • Samantha PERAHIA - Head of Production UK, British Film Commission. For services to the Film and Television Industry.


  • Anthony Martin CHARLES - For services to the community in Datchworth, Hertfordshire.

  • Michael George ELDRIDGE - For services to Football in Tring, Hertfordshire.

  • Steven Floris FRANK - For services to Holocaust Education.

  • Michael GOLDTHORPE - Chief Executive Officer, Association of Royal Navy Officers. For services to Naval Personnel.

  • Christine Victoria KELL - For services to the community in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

  • Robert John MCCARTHY - For services to the Environment and the community in Hoddesdon

  • Andrew Charles De Winton MORTON - For services to the community in Kimpton, Hertfordshire.

  • Ian Martin PITTAWAY - Chairman, The Robert Clack Development Trust. For services to the community in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

  • Daphne Frances SELFE - Model. For services to Women and Fashion.

  • Archibald Frederick SMITH - For services to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

Daphne Selfe BEM Credit: PA Wire

Milton Keynes


  • Professor Lynette Joy RYALS - Pro Vice Chancellor, Cranfield University. For services to Higher Education.

Professor Lynette Ryals OBE Credit: Cranfield University


  • Wain Douglas MCINTOSH - For services to the Afro-Caribbean community in the UK and Abroad.



  • Lesley Carol SMITH - Emergency Response Volunteer, British Red Cross. For voluntary service to the Red Cross.

Lesley Smith MBE Credit: ITV Anglia


  • William James ESPIE - Curator, RAF Regiment Heritage Centre. For voluntary service to Veterans and Aviation Heritage.

  • Gabriel Aigboje Patrick EVBOTA - Customer Engagement Manager, HM Treasury, Norwich. For public and voluntary service in Norfolk.

  • Yvonne Patricia FULLER - Owner, Flowers By Yvonne. For services to Business and the community in Dersingham, Norfolk.

  • Karen Joy GOLDSWORTHY - Governor, Sparhawk Infant School and Nursery. For services to Education.

  • John Owen Herbert NEWSTEAD - For services to Pharmaceutical Heritage.

  • Daphne Joan POTTER - For services to the Older People in Norfolk.

  • Sophie Jane TREND -For services to the community in Wighton, Norfolk.



  • Professor Sarah Victoria HAINSWORTH - Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University. For services to Engineering and Forensic Science.


  • David Anthony APPARICIO JP - Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Chrysalis Foundation. For services to Reducing Re-Offending.

  • Barry Keith ORAM - For services to Young People in Kettering.

  • Ishver PATEL - For services to charity in the UK and Abroad.


  • Barbara Elizabeth BARTLETT - For services to the community in Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire.

  • Raymond HENMAN - For services to the community in Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire.

  • Michael John HUMPHRIES - Watch Manager, Daventry Fire Station. For services to the Fire Service and the community in Daventry.

  • Elizabeth Ann PACKER - For services to the community in Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire.



  • Michael John EDWARDS - Vice President, Save the Children. For services to Philanthropy and Children in Sierra Leone.

  • Lesley YOUNG - Chief Driving Examiner, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. For services to Driver Training and Testing and Road Safety.


  • Dr David HILL - For services to Music.

  • Patricia Margaret JENNINGS - For services to the community in Rutland.



  • Stephen Phillip DUNN - Chief Executive, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Health and Patient Safety.

  • Brigadier Geoffrey Charles VAN ORDEN MBE MEP - For political service.

Geoffrey Van Orden CBE MEP Credit: ITV Anglia


  • Patricia SHEPPERSON - For services to Fundraising and charity.


  • Michael John BRYANT - For services to Young Boxers.

  • Dr Barbara GALE - Chief Executive, St Nicholas Hospice Care Charity. For services to Hospice Care and the community in Suffolk.

  • Sylvia Doris MARTIN - For public and political service.

  • Jennifer Margaret MULLAN - For services to Scouting and to Young People in Suffolk.

Barbara Gale MBE Credit: St Nicholas Hospice Care


  • Sally Ann BENDALL - For services to the Agricultural Sector.

  • Virginia Ann SHOESMITH - Police Community Support Officer, Suffolk Constabulary. For services to Policing and the community in Ipswich.