Honours List: Order of the British Empire, OBE (A-K)

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Mrs Sarah Aaronson. For services to Music and to Charity. (London, NW4)

John David Adams. General-secretary, Voluntary Organisations Disability Group. For services to Social Care. (Westbury, Wiltshire)

Mrs Charubala Ainscough. Founder and Chair, Sahara Project. For services to Black and Minority Ethnic People in Lancashire. (Preston, Lancashire)

Councillor Nasim Ali. London Borough of Camden. For services to Local Government. (London, NW3)

Adrian Allen. Commercial director, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. For services to Industry in the Yorkshire and Humber Region. (Doncaster, South Yorkshire)

Miss Kay Allen. For services to Equal Opportunities and to Diversity. (Salisbury, Wiltshire)

Ms Ellah Wakatama Allfrey. For services to the Publishing Industry. (London, SE22)

Brian Ambrose. Chief executive, George Best Belfast City Airport. For services to the Aviation Industry. (Newtownards, Down)

Roger Arthur Simon Ames. Formerly Honorary secretary, Air Squadron. For voluntary service to Aviation. (Reigate, Surrey)

Bruce Patrick Armstrong, TD. Consultant Nurse and Emergency Planning Officer, Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Basingstoke, Hampshire)

Ms Andrea Arnold. Director. For services to the Film Industry. (London, SE10)

Mrs Helen Ashby. Curator, National Railway Museum, York. For services to Heritage. (York, North Yorkshire)

Kevan Baker. Chairman of WheelPower. For voluntary service to Disability Sports. (Wakefield, West Yorkshire)

Gerald Barnard Balding. For services to Horse Racing. (Andover, Hampshire)

Robert Balmer. For services to Maritime Heritage in the North East. (Blyth, Northumberland)

Vernon Ian Barker. Managing director, First TransPennine Express. For services to the Rail Industry. (Macclesfield, Cheshire)

Magnus Calum MacFarlane-Barrow. For services to Mary's Meals Charity. (Argyll and Bute)

Mrs Elizabeth Barton. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (London, SW9)

Mrs Ann Bates. Deputy Chair and Rail Group Chair, Disabled Person's Transport Advisory Committee. For services to Disabled People. (Worthing, East Sussex)

Andrew Ian Beeforth. Director, Cumbria Community Foundation. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Cockermouth, Cumbria)

Graham Clark Bell, QC. For services to the Legal Profession in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

Mrs Marion Bennathan. Founder, Nuture Group Network. For services to Children and Young People with Special Needs. (London, NW1)

Ms Dinah Bennett. For services to Women's Entrepreneurship in the North East. (Durham City, Durham)

Mark Laurence Bensted. Formerly London director, British Waterways. For services to the Marine Industry. (London, HA5)

Ms Margaret Louise Berry. Director of Quality and Executive Nurse, NHS Luton Primary Care Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire)

Professor Sheila Macdonald Bird. Senior Scientist, Medical Research Council, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge. For services to Social Science. (Kettering, Northamptonshire)

Mrs Janice Blackburn. Philanthropist. For services to the Arts. (London, W11)

Mrs Jenny Body. Formerly head of Research and Technology, Airbus UK-Aerospace. For services to the Defence Industry and to Engineering. (Gloucestershire)

Mrs Patricia Bolton. Vice-Chair, Victim Support Scotland. For services to Disadvantaged People. (Glasgow)

Richard John Boot. For services to Business in the West Midlands. (Kidderminster, Worcestershire)

Richard John Bottomley. Senior Partner, KPMG. For services to the Accountancy Profession and to Business in the North East. (Burley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire)

Hugh Robert Bourn. For charitable services and for services to the community in Lincolnshire. (Market Rasen, Lincolnshire)

Robert Bowman. Philanthropist. For services to Music and to the Arts. (Carlisle, Cumbria)

Ms Ann Nuala Brice. Formerly Tribunals Judge. For services to the Administration of Justice. (Lane End, Buckinghamshire)

Dr Ian Brick. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Tennessee, USA)

Richard William Arthur Brough. Managing director, Jenkins Shipping Ports Services Ltd. For services to Learning and Skills in the Humber Region. (East Riding of Yorkshire)

Mark Ronald Brownrigg. Director-General, Chamber of Shipping. For services to the Maritime Industry. (London, TW1)

Alexander Edward Buchan. Formerly chief executive Officer, Refugee Action. For services to Refugees. (London, EC1N)

Ms Lisa Buckingham. Editor, Financial Mail on Sunday. For services to Journalism and to Women's Issues. (St Albans, Hertfordshire)

Mrs Caroline Burden. Formerly head of Planning, Government Office for the North East, Department for Communities and Local Government. (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)

Dr Dorothy Faith Butt. Director of Lifelong Learning, University of Bath. For services to local and national Higher Education. (Bath, Somerset)

Joseph Patrick Byrne. Head, Royal School for the Blind, Liverpool. For services to Education. (Liverpool, Merseyside)

Professor Muffy Calder. Professor of Formal Methods, University of Glasgow. For services to Computer Science. (Glasgow)

Mrs Jacqueline Elizabeth Callcut. First secretary, Defence Supply, New Delhi, India, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. (Ruislip, Middlesex)

Dr Ian Allan Campbell. Formerly consultant Respiratory Physician, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust. For services to Medicine. (Penarth, South Glamorgan)

Ms Fiona Cannon. Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Lloyds Banking Group. For services to Equal Opportunities. (London, N19)

John Joseph Carey. Formerly Improving Child Case Management manager, Pension Disability and Carers' Service, Department for Work and Pensions. (Blackpool, Lancashire)

Colin Carmichael. Chief executive, Canterbury Council. For services to Local Government. (Canterbury, Kent)

John Carr. For services to Dairy Exports and to Business in the North East. (Lancaster, Lancashire)

Jonathan Mark Carruthers. Chairman, Lyric Theatre, Belfast. For services to Drama in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mrs Elizabeth Audrey Cartwright. Chair, Regional Housing Board, Hampshire Alliance for Rural Affordable Housing. For services to Local Government. (Hampshire)

Michael John Catt, MBE. For services to Rugby. (Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey)

Ms Alice Chapman. Director, Youth Conference Service, Youth Justice Agency, Department of Justice, Northern Ireland Executive. (Belfast)

Ms Susan Jardine Clarke. Strategic manager for Achievement Collaboration, Devon County Council. For services to Education. (Bickington, Devon)

Adrian Coles. Director-General, Building Societies Association. For services to the Financial Services Industry. (London, KT5)

John Patrick Chamberlain Collins. For services to the Tourism and Visitor Attractions Industries. (Tetbury, Gloucestershire)

John William Collinson. Formerly director, King's College Hospital Charity and Executive vice-chairman, Association of NHS Charities. For services to the NHS. (London, KT2)

Mrs Margaret Joan Constantine. Co-Founder, Lush Cosmetics. For services to the Beauty Industry. (Poole, Dorset)

Mark Constantine. Co-Founder, Lush Cosmetics. For services to the Beauty Industry. (Poole, Dorset)

Ms Orla Corr. Director, McAvoy Group Ltd. For services to the Building Industry. (Moy, Tyrone)

Mrs Amanda Arianwen Cecilia Cottrell. For services to the community in Kent. (Ashford, Kent)

Mrs Lesley Ruth Cowley. Chief executive, Nominet. For services to the Internet and e.Commerce. (Wiltshire)

Professor Susan Jean Cox. Dean, Lancaster University Management School. For services to Social Science. (Keyworth, Nottinghamshire)

Ms Elizabeth Ann Crichton. Manager, the Chai Centre, Burnley. For services to Families. (Clitheroe, Lancashire)

Dr George Crooks. Medical director, NHS 24 and the Scottish Ambulance Service. For services to Healthcare. (Bonnybridge, Stirling and Falkirk)

Ms Marie Crossin. Chief executive, CAUSE. For services to Carers in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Robert Cummines. Chief executive, UNLOCK. For services to Reformed Offenders. (Lordswood, Kent)

Councillor Elizabeth Cunningham. For services to the community in East Renfrewshire and Malawi. (Barrhead, Renfrewshire)

Mrs Ann Patricia Cutcliffe. For services to Para Equestrian Sport. (Buckinghamshire)

John Arthur Cuthbert. For services to Business in the North East. (Chester - Le- Street, Durham)

Gordon D'Silva. Chief executive, Training for Life. For services to Social Enterprise in London and Devon. (London, SW15)

Professor Wendy Dagworthy. Professor and head, Department of Fashion and head, School of Fashion and Textiles, Royal College of Art. For services to the Fashion Industry. (London, SW7)

Steven John Dalton. Managing director, Sony Pencoed, Bridgend. For services to Industry in Wales. (Bridgend)

Mrs Elaine Davidson. Headteacher, Tanshall Primary School, Fife. For services to Education. (Glenrothes, Fife)

Dr John Davies. Formerly consultant Cardiologist, Royal Gwent Hospital. For services to Medicine. (Usk, Monmouthshire)

Mrs Julie Elizabeth Davies. Business Crime manager, Staffordshire Police. For services to the Police. (Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire)

Tom Davies. Commissioner for Wales, Independent Police Complaints Commission. For public service. (Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan)

John Richard Kelsey De Quidt. Formerly chief executive, Football Licensing Authority. For services to Sport. (London, KT1)

Dr Pinnaduwage Ariyaraten De Silva. Formerly consultant Physician, Genito Urinary and HIV Medicine, Dewsbury District Hospital, West Yorkshire. For services to Medicine. (London, UB7)

Ms Jean Dent. Formerly director of City Development, Leeds City Council. For services to Local Government. (Wetherby, West Yorkshire)

Monsignor John Devine. For services to Inter-faith Relations in the North West. (Warrington, Cheshire)

John Dixon. Executive director, Adults and Children and Deputy chief executive, West Sussex County Council. For services to Local Government. (Pulborough, West Sussex)

Mrs Catherine Mary Wellingbrook-Doswell. For services to the Administration of Justice in North East London. (Thaxted, Essex)

Alexander Frank Downie. For public service in the Isle of Man. (Douglas, Isle of Man)

Norman Henry Draper. Justices' Clerk for Merseyside, HM Courts Service, Ministry of Justice. (Merseyside)

Andrew Martin Duffell. Chief Dealer, UK Debt Management Office, HM Treasury. (Yalding, Kent)

Keith Duggan. Formerly Headteacher, Gateway Primary School, Westminster, London. For services to Education. (Fife)

Ms Phyllis Dunipace. Formerly director of Children's Services, London Borough of Lambeth. For services to Families. (London, SW16)

Stephen Lloyd Dunmore. For services to the Public and Voluntary Sectors. (London, N10)

Keith Melville Dunn. Chief executive, Order of St. John Priory for Wales, St. John Cymru Wales. For service to Healthcare. (Newport, Gwent)

Stephen Dunne. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (London, SE3)

Mrs Valerie Gail Easterbrook. Formerly chief executive, Institute of Internal Auditors. For services to the Auditing Profession. (London, CR2)

John Clayton Edwards. For services to the community in Somerset. (Minehead, Somerset)

Andrew Digby Emson. Superintendent Pharmacist, Boots the Chemist and lately chairman, Company Chemists' Association. For services to Healthcare. (Nottinghamshire)

Mrs Carole Evans. Grade 7, head of Contact Centre, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, Department for Transport. (Ammanford, Carmarthenshire)

Richard Anthony Spencer Everard, DL. For services to the community in Leicestershire and Rutland. (Market Harborough, Leicestershire)

Semage Rupasiri Fernando. Managing director, Ardmel Group Ltd. For services to Charity. (Glenrothes, Fife)

Ms Melanie Field. Head, Discrimination Law Review, Government Equalities Office. (London, SW2)

Dr Michael John Field. Chairman of the Corporation, Great Yarmouth College. For services to the Voluntary Sector. (Lowestoft, Suffolk)

Mrs Johan Findlay, JP. For services to the Administration of Justice in Scotland. (Lockerbie, Dumfries)

John Fitzpatrick. Headteacher, Williamwood High School, East Renfrewshire. For services to Education. (Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire)

Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick. For services to Disabled People in Wales. (Swansea)

Professor Christopher Franklin. Chairman, Committee of Postgraguate Dental Deans and Directors and Professor and Honorary consultant Oral Pathologist. For services to Healthcare. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

James Gale. For services to the Horseracing Industry. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)

Colin Gibbs. Senior Lawyer, Crown Prosecution Service. (London, SW6)

Professor Paul Gilbert. Professor Clinical Psychologist, Derbyshire Mental Health Services NHS Trust. For services to Healthcare. (Derbyshire)

Professor Evelyn Margaret Gill. Formerly chief Scientific Adviser, Rural and Environment, Scottish Government. (Edinburgh)

David Christopher Glancy, TD. Senior Depute Fiscal, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Scottish Government. (Greenock, Renfrewshire)

Andrew Julian Goldberg. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Senior Lecturer UCL, and Founder, Medical Futures Innovation Awards. For services to Medicine. (Hertfordshire)

Dr Dillian Rosalind Gordon. Formerly Curator, National Gallery. For services to Early Italian Painting. (Oxfordshire)

Ms Alison Hadley. Head of Teenage Pregnancy Unit, Department for Education. (London, SW9)

Stephen Hale. Formerly director, Green Alliance. For services to the Environment. (London, BR4)

John Hamer. For services to Heritage Education. (Warnham, West Sussex)

Mrs Mimi Harker. For services to Women, particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women in the Public Sector and to the community in Amersham, Buckinghamshire. (Amersham, Buckinghamshire)

William Charles Harpur. Principal, Ballycastle High School, County Antrim. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Portrush, Antrim)

Paul Francis Harris. Operations director, Makita Manufacturing Europe Ltd. For services to International Trade. (Shrewsbury, Shropshire)

Mark Andrew Harvey. For public service. (London, NW3)

John Edward Havard. Head of Gas Policy, Energy Markets and Infrastructure Group, Department of Energy and Climate Change. (London, TW1)

Mrs Patricia Stacey Henchie. Formerly Headteacher, Lowther Primary School, Richmond-upon-Thames. For services to Education. (Teignmouth, Devon)

Professor Helen Elisabeth Higson. Senior Pro-vice-Chancellor and Professor of Higher Education Learning and Management, Aston University. For services to Higher Education. (Rugby, Warwickshire)

Mrs Tatjana Hine. Managing director, TBDA (Scotland) Ltd. For services to Business. (Bearsden, Glasgow)

Ms Marian Holmes. Chief executive, Civil Service Sports Council. (Marlow, Buckinghamshire)

Ms Susan Hoyle. For services to Contemporary Dance. (London, WC1H)

Robert Merfyn Hughes. Formerly Inward Investment manager, Department for Economy and Transport, Welsh Assembly Government. (Prestatyn, Denbighshire)

Trevor George Hursthouse. Chairman, Specialist Engineering Contractors' Group. For services to the Construction Industry. (Nottinghamshire)

Dr The Venerable Michael Ipgrave. For services to Inter-faith Relations in London. (London, SE1)

Mrs Elizabeth Ivil. Formerly Headteacher, Oakley Cross Primary School and Nursery, County Durham. For services to Education. (Wolsingham, Durham)

Ms Jane Therese Jackson. Artistic director, Artes Mundi. For services to Art. (London, EC2)

Professor Michael Christopher Jackson. Professor of Management Systems and Dean, Business School, University of Hull. For services to Higher Education and to Business. (Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire)

Miles Jacobson. Studio director, Sports Interactive. For services to the Computer Games Industry. (London, N10)

Mrs Robyn Anne Jones. Chief executive, C. H. & Co. For services to the Hospitality Industry. (Reading, Berkshire)

John William Keast. Formerly National Government Adviser on Religious Education. For services to Education. (St Austell, Cornwall)

Alastair Kent. Director, Genetic Alliance U.K. For services to Healthcare. (Cambridgeshire)

Ms Nargis Khan. Deputy Chair, Community Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association. For services to Local Government. (London, N16)

Mrs Jill Allen-King, MBE. For services to Blind and Partially Sighted People. (Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex)

Herbert Kretzmer. Lyricist and Songwriter. For services to Music. (London, W8)

Herbert (Bert) Kwouk. Actor. For services to Drama. (London, NW6)

Peter Kyle. Formerly chief executive, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. For services to Drama. (London, W12)