2005 New Year Honours
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New Year Honours were granted in the United Kingdom and New Zealand at the start of 2005. Among these in the UK were knighthoods awarded to Mike Tomlinson, the educationalist; Derek Wanless, who led a review of the National Health Service; and Brian Harrison, editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. The former athlete Kelly Holmes was made a Dame. The television presenter Alan Whicker was awarded a CBE.
- 1 United Kingdom
- 1.1 Knights Bachelor
- 1.2 Order of the Bath
- 1.3 Order of St Michael and St George
- 1.4 Royal Victorian Order
- 2 Order of the British Empire
- 2.1 Knights and Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBEs)
- 2.2 Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBEs)
- 2.3 Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBEs)
- 2.4 Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBEs)
- 2.5 Officers of the Order of the British Empire
- 2.6 Members of the Order of the British Empire
- 3 New Zealand
- 4 References
- 5 External links
- Clive John Bourne, J.P. For services to Charity and to Education.
- Professor Robert Rees Davies, C.B.E., lately Chicele Professor of Medieval History at the University of Oxford. For services to History.
- Robert Gerard Finch, lately Lord Mayor of London. For services to the City of London.
- Professor Andrew Paul Haines, Dean of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. For services to Medicine.
- Professor Brian Howard Harrison, lately Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
- Alan Jeffrey Jones, Chair of Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd. For services to the Automotive Industry.
- Digby Marritt Jones, Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry. For services to Business.
- Roger Spencer Jones, O.B.E. For services to Business and Training in Wales.
- Robert Walker Kerslake, Chief Executive of Sheffield City Council. For services to Local Government.
- Professor John Hartley Lawton, C.B.E., F.R.S., Chief Executive of the Natural Environment Research Council. For services to Ecological Science.
- Dr. Jonathan Michael, Chief Executive of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. For services to the National Health Service.
- Dr. Peter James Ogden, Founder of the Ogden Trust. For services to Education.
- Mervyn Kay Pedelty, lately Chief Executive of Co-operative Financial Services. For services to Business and to Charity.
- Matthew Clive Pinsent, C.B.E., Rower. For services to Sport.
- Professor Desmond Rea, O.B.E., Chair of the Northern Ireland Policing Board. For services to the Police.
- Richard John Staite, O.B.E., Headteacher of Beeslack Community High School, Penicuik, Midlothian. For services to Education.
- Michael John Tomlinson, C.B.E., Chair of the A-level Standards Inquiry, Working Group on 14–19 Reform and the Learning Trust for Hackney Schools. For services to Education.
- Professor James Cressee Elphinstone Underwood, Professor of the Royal College of Pathologists and Professor of Pathology at the University of Sheffield. For services to Medicine.
- David Veness, C.B.E., Q.P.M., Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. For services to the Police.
- John Stuart Vickers, Chair and Chief Executive of the Office of Fair Trading. For public service.
- Derek Wanless. For public service.
- Diplomatic Service and Overseas List
- Mark John Spurgeon Allen, C.M.G., Counsellor at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
- Professor Clive William John Granger. For services to Economics.
- Professor Basil Spyridonos Markesinis, Q.C., F.B.A. For services to international legal relations.
Order of the Bath
Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (G.C.B.)
- Military Division
- General Sir Michael David Jackson, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., A.D.C. Gen (475176), late The Parachute Regiment.
Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath (K.C.B.)
- Military Division
- Lieutenant-General (Local General) Kevin O'Donaghue, C.B.E. (486538), late Corps of Royal Engineers.
- Royal Air Force
- Civil Division
- (Edward) John Watson Gieve, C.B., Permanent Secretary at the Home Office.
- David John Normington, C.B., Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education and Skills.
Companions of the Order of the Bath (C.B.)
- Military Division
- Royal Navy
- Rear-Admiral Peter Roland Davies, C.B.E.
- Rear-Admiral Niall Stuart Roderick Kilgour.
- Major-General Jonathan Bernard Appleton Bailey, M.B.E. (494267), late Royal Regiment of Artillery.
- Major-General Michael Huntley (494362), late Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
- Lieutenant-General Anthony Malcolm Douglas Palmer, C.B.E. (487557), late The Royal Green Jackets.
- Royal Air Force
- Air Vice-Marshal James Andrew Collier, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Air Vice-Marshal Peter Brett Walker, C.B.E., Royal Air Force.
- Civil Division
- Mark Eric Addison, Director-General of Operations and Service Delivery at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
- Colin McLauchlan Baxter, lately Head of the Police and Community Safety Group in the Justice Department of the Scottish Executive.
- David Brummell, Legal Secretary to the Law Officers of the Office of the Attorney General.
- John David Coles, Chief Executive of the Warship Support Agency.
- Naomi Eisenstadt, Director of Sure Start, Department for Education and Skills.
- Mark Gibson, Director-General of the Business Group, Department of Trade and Industry.
- John Francis Gilhooly, Chief Executive of the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel.
- Brian Leslie Glicksman, Treasury Officer of Accounts at HM Treasury.
- Robin Paul Halward, lately Deputy Director-General of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate, Home Office.
- David Seymour, Legal Adviser to the Home Office and the Northern Ireland Office.
- Douglas Armitage Smith, lately Chief Executive of the Child Support Agency.
- George Macaulay Trevelyan, lately Director of the Delivery Strategy Team, Defra.
- Marjorie Williams, Director of Local Services, Inland Revenue.
Order of St Michael and St George
Knights Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (K.C.M.G.)
- Diplomatic Division
- Edward Clay, British High Commissioner, Nairobi.
- Robert John Coleman, lately Director-General of Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission.
- John Douglas Kelso Grant, UK Permanent Representative to the European Union.
Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George (C.M.G.)
- Civil Division
- Elizabeth Kerr Burns, O.B.E., President of the International Association of Volunteer Effort. For services to Volunteering.
- Stuart John Doughty, Chief Executive of Costain Group plc. For services to International Trade and Investment.
- John Charles Odling-Smee, lately Director of the European II Department of the International Monetary Fund. For services to International Finance.
- Diplomatic Division
- Dr Robin William Baker, Deputy Director-General of the British Council.
- John Cummins, M.B.E., lately Counsellor and HM Consul-General in Moscow.
- Paul Stephen Dimond, HM Ambassador to the Philippines.
- Major-General Robert Duncan Seaton Gordon, C.B.E. (490208), late 17th/21st Lancers.
- Allan Graham Gormly, C.B.E. For services to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Board of Management.
- David John Gowan, HM Ambassador to Serbia and Montenegro.
- Alison Mariot Leslie, HM Ambassador to Norway.
- Philip Raymond Nelson, Counsellor at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
- William Charters Patey, HM Ambassador to Sudan.
- Angela Joy Williams, lately Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.
Royal Victorian Order
Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order (C.V.O.)
- Dr Claude Blair, O.B.E. For services to the Royal Collection.
- Edward Peter Demery, Clerk of the Royal Cellars.
- Major-General Geoffrey William Field, C.B., O.B.E., Resident Governor and Keeper of the Jewel House in the Tower of London.
- Vice-Admiral Michael Peter Gretton, C.B., Director of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (UK).
- Brigadier Colin John McCrae Harrisson, O.B.E., formerly Chief Executive of King Edward VII's Hospital (Sister Agnes)
- Major-General David Houston, C.B.E., formerly Lord Lieutenant of Sutherland.
- Lieutenant-General Maurice Robert Johnston, K.C.B., O.B.E., formerly Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.
- Graeme Neil Munro, formerly Director and Chief Executive of Historic Scotland.
- Surgeon Captain David Leslie Swain, L.V.O., R.N., Medical Officer to The Queen abroad.
Lieutenants of the Royal Victorian Order (L.V.O.)
- Philip Metcalf Bolam, Honorary Press Officer of Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth.
- Elizabeth Faith Currer Buchanan, Deputy Private Secretary to The Prince of Wales.
- Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Guy Cartwright, Secretary of the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood.
- Nicholas John Lucas Chance, J.P., Private Secretary to Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
- Nigel John Fordham, formerly Head of the Crown Agents Stamp Bureau.
- The Reverend Charles Robertson, Minister of the Kirk of the Canongate.
- Constance Margaret Tyler, formerly Assistant Fundraising Director of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award (UK).
- Dr Peter Wheeler, Apothecary to The Prince of Wales.
Members of the Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.)
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Order of the British Empire
Knights and Dames Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBEs)
- The Rt Hon Dame (Ann) Elizabeth (Oldfield) Butler-Sloss, DBE, President of the Family Division of the High Court of Justice.
- Sir Bryan Hubert Nicholson, Chair, Financial Reporting Council. For public service.
Knights Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBEs)
Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBEs)
- Miss Kelly Holmes, MBE, For services to Athletics.
- Mrs Mary Beaton MacDonald, Headteacher, Riverside Primary School, North Shields, North Tyneside. For services to Education.
- The Rev Sarah Elisabeth Mullally, Formerly chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health.
- Dr Gillian Mary Pugh, OBE, Chief executive, Coram Family. For services to Children and their Families.
- Professor Jean Olwen Thomas, CBE, FRS, Professor of Macromolecular Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. For services to Biochemistry.
- Mrs Tanni Carys Davina Grey-Thompson, OBE, For services to Disabled Sport.
- Dr Fanny Waterman, CBE, Chair and Artistic director, Leeds International Pianoforte Competition. For services to Music.
Diplomatic Service and Overseas
Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBEs)
- Commodore James Rupert Fenshawe, Royal Navy.
- Captain (now Commodore) Peter Derek Hudson, Royal Navy.
- Commodore Christopher Anthony James Silcock, Royal Navy.
- Colonel Richard Peter Meredith Austin (471191), late Adjutant General’s Corps (Army Legal Services Branch).
- Brigadier David Charles Kirk, M.B.E. (505287), late The Royal Highland Fusiliers.
- Brigadier Robert Lamont Kirkland, O.B.E. (501627), late The Green Howards.
- Colonel Robert James Morrison, O.B.E. (493056), late The Royal Logistic Corps.
- Brigadier Richard Rook, O.B.E., A.D.C. (489593), late Royal Logistic Corps.
- Group Captain Brian Lawrence Bates, Royal Air Force.
- Group Captain Stephen John Hillier, DFC, Royal Air Force.
- Air Commodore Nigel Williams, Royal Air Force.
- Roy Kenneth Alder, Director, Executive Support, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.
- John Murray Allan, Chief executive, Exel and president, Freight Transport Association. For services to Freight Transport.
- Colin Herbert Baker, General secretary, National Federation of Subpostmasters. For services to the Post Office.
- Mrs Mair Barnes, For services to the Retail Sector and to Business.
- Ms Carol Vanessa Bernard, Chief Officer, Northamptonshire Probation Area. For services to the National Probation Service.
- Richard David (Sandy) Blair, Formerly director, Welsh Local Government Association. For services to Local Government.
- Professor Quentin Saxby Blake, OBE, Illustrator. For services to Children's Literature.
- Professor Senga Bond, Professor of Nursing Research and head, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. For services to Nursing.
- Steven Richard Bowker, Formerly chairman and chief executive, Strategic Rail Authority. For services to the Rail Industry.
- Stewart Craufurd Boyd, QC, Deputy Chair, Financial Services Authority. For services to the Finance Sector.
- Peter Richard Bradley, Chief executive, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust. For services to the NHS.
- Dr Robert Keith Bramley, Formerly chief Scientist, Forensic Science Service, Home Office.
- Gerard Anthony Brown, Solicitor Advocate. For services to the Justice System in Scotland.
- Professor John Boscawen Burland, FRS, Emeritus Professor of Soil Mechanics, Imperial College, London. For services to Geotechnical Engineering.
- Maxwell Marshall Caller, Chief executive, London Borough of Hackney. For services to Local Government.
- John Charles Clare, Chief executive, Dixons. For services to the National Employment Panel and to Business.
- Mrs Mary Clarke, Director of Nursing, City and Hackney Teaching Primary Care Trust. For services to Nursing.
- Professor Roger Howard Clarke, Chairman, International Commission on Radiological Protection.
- Graham Nigel Cole, Director, Government Affairs, GKN plc. For services to the Aerospace Industry.
- Richard Charles Cooke, Regional director, Northern England, Inland Revenue.
- Dr John Philip Cornish, Formerly head, Building Control Division, Development Department, Scottish Executive.
- Mrs Jill Vivienne Kelsall Coughlan, Headteacher, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, Islington, London. For services to Education.
- Andrew Cozens, Formerly president, Association of Directors of Social Services. For services to Social Work.
- Roger Creedon, Chief executive, Electoral Commission. For services to Elections.
- Stephen Colin Cuthbert, Chief executive, Port of London Authority and Chair, UK Major Ports Group. For services to the Ports Industry.
- Roger Harry Daltrey, For services to Music, the Entertainment Industry, and to charity.
- Antonio Denunzio, President and chief executive Officer, ASDA. For services to the Retail Industry.
- Professor Dian Donnai, Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Manchester and Clinical director, North West Genetics Service. For services to Medicine.
- Ms Helen Dudley, Director, Human Resources, Department for Constitutional Affairs.
- Professor William Dunlop, Formerly president, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. For services to Medicine.
- Robin Arthur Philip Duval, Formerly director, British Board of Film Classification. For services to the Film Industry.
- Paul Fletcher Everall, Head, Building Division, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
- David James Fillingham, Formerly director, NHS Modernisation Agency. For services to the NHS.
- Professor John Garside, Formerly Principal and vice-Chancellor, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. For services to Higher Education.
- Simon James Holliday Gray, Writer. For services to Drama and Literature.
- Patrick John Spear Griggs, Formerly president, Chair, Comite Maritime International. For services to the Maritime Industry.
- Peter Michael Roland Handcock, Chief executive, Tribunals Service, Department for Constitutional Affairs.
- Dr Anthony George Harris, OBE, Chair, West Midlands Rural Affairs Forum. For services to Agriculture and to the Environment.
- John Eric Harris, MBE, Chair, Alba plc. For services to Business and to Charity.
- Dr Frederic Roger Heathcote, Chief executive, Employment Tribunals Service.
- Michael Irving Ian Hedges, QPM, Formerly chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police. For services to the Police.
- Philip David Hedley, Formerly Artistic director and chief executive, Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London. For services to Drama.
- Professor Anthony John Grenville Hey, Professor of Computation, University of Southampton and director, UK e-Science Programme. For services to Science.
- Patrick Holden, Director, Soil Association. For services to Organic Farming.
- Peter Holland, DL, Vice-Chair, Association of Police Authorities. For services to the Police.
- Jonathan Wilson Hoyle, Senior Civil Servant, Ministry of Defence.
- Christopher John Hughes, Formerly chief executive, Learning and Skills Development Agency. For services to Education and Training.
- Professor Susan Diana Iversen, Pro-vice Chancellor, University of Oxford. For services to Higher Education and to Science.
- Professor Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. For services to Education.
- Lady Sylvia Jay, Director general, Food and Drink Federation. For services to the Food and Drink Industries.
- General Lawrence Edward Johnson, Formerly managing director, Dynamics UK Ltd. For services to the Defence Industry.
- Dr Richard Parry-Jones, Group vice-president, Global Product Development and chief Technical Officer, Ford Motor Company. For services to the Automobile Industry.
- Richard Edward Kellaway, Director general, Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
- Mrs Alison Lindsay King, Leader, Norfolk County Council. For services to Local Government.
- Dr Pauleen Alice Lane, For services to Local Government.
- Mrs Anne Shirley Lucas Lapping, Television Producer. For services to Broadcasting.
- Brian Michael Lapping, Television Producer. For services to Broadcasting.
- Peter Lederer, OBE, Chair, Visitscotland. For services to Tourism.
- Christopher John Lendrum, Formerly vice Chair, Barclays Bank plc. For services to Banking.
- John Richard Lill, OBE, Pianist. For services to Music.
- Alan Lovell, Senior Civil Servant, Ministry of Defence.
- Ms Anna Raymond Massey, Actress. For services to Drama.
- Cresson Vivian McIver, Assistant chief inspector, Education and Training Inspectorate, Department of Education, Northern Ireland.
- Keith Manson Miller, Chief executive, The Miller Group. For services to the Construction Industry in Scotland and to Charity.
- Ms Gloria Helenly Mills, MBE, Director of Equal Opportunities, Unison. For services to Equal Opportunities.
- Denis Mulkerrin, Headteacher, Gordon's School, Woking, Surrey. For services to Education.
- Professor Christopher Paul Mullard, Member, Campaign against Racial Discrimination. For services to Race Relations.
- Thomas Michael Napier, For services to the Law and to Pro Bono Legal Work.
- Maurice Raymond Newey, Formerly chief executive, Vehicle and Operator Services Agency.
- Walter Anthony Payne, Chief executive, Federation of Licensed Victuallers Association. For services to the Licensing Trade.
- Frank Pignatelli, Chief executive, Scottish University for Industry. For services to Education and Lifelong Learning.
- Professor Robert Arthur Pinker, Privacy commissioner, Press Complaints Commission. For public service.
- Alan Frederick Plater, Writer and Playwright. For services to Drama.
- Sister Bernadette Mary Porter, Formerly Rector and chief executive, Roehampton University of Surrey. For services to Higher Education.
- Geoffrey Colin Powell, OBE, For services to Financial Regulation and to the community in Jersey.
- Professor Judith Anne Rees, Deputy director and Professor of Environmental and Resources Management, London School of Economics and Political Science. For services to Social Science.
- Mrs Susan Ilene Rice, Chief executive, Lloyds TSB Scotland. For services to Banking.
- David Richards, Director, Prodrive. For services to Motor Sport.
- Professor Donald Andrew Ritchie, DL, Emeritus Professor of Genetics, University of Liverpool and Deputy chairman, Environment Agency. For services to the Environment and to Science.
- Terence James Rose, Director Wales and South West, Health and Safety Executive.
- Timothy David Melville-Ross, Chair, Investors in People UK. For services to Workplace Learning and Development.
- Graeme David Rowe, Head, International Shipping Policy Division, Department for Transport.
- Michael James Ryan, Vice-president and General manager, Short Bros plc. For services to Business in Northern Ireland.
- Dr Michael Shooter, Consultant Child Psychiatrist. For services to the NHS in Wales.
- Neville Shulman, OBE, Charity Fundraising Explorer and Mountaineer and chairman of the George Thomas Educational Trust. For charitable services.
- Thomas Frederick Stainer, Chief Agricultural Economist, director of Policy and Economics Division, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Northern Ireland Executive.
- Eric Sykes, OBE, Actor. For services to Drama.
- Dr Wendy Thomson, Head, Office of Public Service Reform, Cabinet Office.
- Professor Cheryll Anne Tickle, FRS, FRSE, Foulerton Royal Society Professor, University of Dundee and Member, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. For services to Biology.
- Douglas Tweddle, Director, Regional Business Services, HM Customs and Excise.
- Anu Kiran Vedi, Group chief executive, Genesis Housing Group. For services to Housing.
- Ms Pamela Janice Warhurst, Deputy-Chair, Countryside Agency. For services to the Environment.
- John Merlin Waterson, Formerly Historic Properties director, National Trust. For services to Heritage.
- Barry Nicholas Aubrey Weatherill, Chair, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. For services to Blind People.
- Alan Donald Whicker, Author and Broadcaster. For services to Broadcasting.
- Peter Whittaker, Formerly Headteacher, Hall Green School, Birmingham. For services to Education.
- Professor Patricia Mang Ming Woo, Professor of Paediatric Rheumatology, University College, London. For services to Medicine.
- Donald Wood, Chief executive, London and Quadrant Housing Trust. For services to Social Housing.
Diplomatic Service and Overseas
- Mohamed Iqbal Asaria. For services to international development.
- Ian Miller Bill. For services to British business interest in the oil and gas sector.
- Dr. Colin Michael Foale. For services to space exploration.
- Alfred Kane, President, Glencree Centre for Reconciliation, Ireland.
- Melvyn Edgar Angus Lockie, Counsellor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
- Charles Adam Edward Pollock. For services to opera and UK-Italian cultural relations.
- Dr. Alan Edward Smith. For services to biotechnology research and to British trade development in the USA.
- Jonathan Francis Taylor. Chairman, Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission. For services to UK-USA relations.
- Stephen Taylor. For services to civil engineering in the USA.
Officers of the Order of the British Empire
- Civil Division
Members of the Order of the British Empire
- Civil Division
- Pippa Funnell, equestrian sportswoman
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