28 December 2019 02:35
A former specialist college principal has been made a dame while a well-known champion of adult education has been recognised with a CBE in the New Year's honours list. Dr Caroline Allen, who retired from Orchard Hill College this summer after 32 years, received a damehood for her services to education. Dr Sue Pember was one of five people from the adult education community to be honoured, receiving a CBE. Head of the National Careers Service, Louise Proctor, has also been honoured with an OBE. Among the FE and skills figures recognised this year with an MBE is Diana Batchelor, principal of Abingdon and Witney College, who has spent 36 years in the further and adult education sector.
Two WorldSkills UK representatives – painting and decorating training manager Peter Walters and former beauty therapist gold medallist Kaiya Swain – received an MBE and British Empire Medal respectively. Dr Caroline Allen, principal and chief executive officer, Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust – for services to education Christine Hodgson, chair, Capgemini UK and chair, The Careers and Enterprise Company – for services to education Dr Susan Pember, director of policy and external relations, HOLEX – for services to adult education Pauline Anderson, director of learning and skills, Derby City Council and chair of the trustees of the Traveller Movement – for services to children and young people in Education Florence Davies, head of director general office and policy profession lead, Department for Education – for services to diversity and inclusion Corrienne Peasgood, principal of City College, Norwich – for services to safeguarding and construction skills in Norfolk Graham Razey, chief executive of the EKC Group and memberof the principals' reference group – for services to education Diana Batchelor, principal of Abingdon and Witney College – for services to further and adult education Elaine Billington, lately chair of the North West Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network – for services to apprenticeships and young people in North West England John Butler, lately chair of governors at Furness College – for services to FE Lisa Dancer, adult education quality manager – for services to adult learners with mental health issues in the London Borough of Hillingdon Peter Walters, training manager at WorldSkills UK – for services to the WorldSkills competition Amanda Reeve, curriculum manager at Norfolk County Council Adult Learning – for services to education Sir Elton John was awarded Honours for his services to music and charity (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for EJAF) Greece star Olivia Newton John, NHS chief executive Simon Stevens, 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen, Queen drummer Roger Taylor and Sir Elton John are just some of the names that have made the New Year's Honours list for 2020. They are joined by Great British Bake Off Winner Nadiya Hussain, American Beauty director Sam Mendes, Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody and more than 1,000 others in the Queen's Honours which thanks recipients for their work in their fields and communities. Professor Duncan John Wingham. Professor of Climate Physics University College London and Executive Chair, Natural Environment Research Council.
Director general Children's Social Care, Social Mobility and Disadvantage, Department for Education. Chief Operating Officer Department of Health and Social Care. Col Christopher David Mackenzie-Beevor, CBE. Formerly director and chief executive Officer, Royal Commonwealth Society. Principal and chief executive Officer, Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.
Professor Sarah Jane Whatmore, FBA. Chief executive, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and National Cancer director, NHS England and NHS Improvement. Lately head, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh and Co-director, Centre for Education for Racial Equality in Scotland.For services to Education and to Equality. Formerly managing director Edinburgh International Festival and Chair, National Youth Choir of Scotland. Professor Julia Mary Black, FBA. Andrew Maurice Gordon Bud. Chief executive Officer IProov and Global chairman, Mobile Ecosystem Forum. Prison Group director West Midlands Prison Group, HM Prison & Probation Service. Professor Gareth John Darwin, FBA. Chief executive Officer East London NHS Foundation Trust. Professor Peter David John. Professor Jacqueline Margaret Kay, MBE, FRSE. Deputy director Corporate Services Prime Minister's Office. Chief executive Officer Royal Bank of Scotland Group. Professor John Douglas Pickard. For services to Charity and to the community in Herefordshire. Professor Bee Leng Wee. National Clinical director for End of Life Care NHS England and NHS Improvement. Professor Nicholas Michael John Woodhouse. For services to Children and Young People in Education. For services to Charity to LGBTQ Equality and to the community in Greater Manchester. Formerly Service director Education and Early Years, Cornwall Council. Emma Louise Ann Bourne. Chief executive Challenge Partners and Chair, Education at STEP Academy Trust, London. Head of director general Office and Policy Profession Lead Department for Education. Director of Operations and Deputy chief executive Officer Coram UK. For services to Unemployed People in North West England. Chief executive Officer Chartered Management Institute. Formerly Executive director for Children's Services Birmingham City Council. Chief executive Officer Better Community Business Network. For services to Young People and to the Muslim community. For services to People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Professor Jane Louise Hurst. Director of Medical Services English Institute of Sport. Professor Timothy David Jickells. Professor Phillip John Jones. Formerly chief Fire Officer, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service. Chief executive St Helens and Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Business, to Conservation and to the community in Hull and East Yorkshire. Director of Children's Services London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Founder managing Partner and chief executive Officer, Bethnal Green Ventures. Chair School Aid. For services to Education in South Africa and to Volunteering. Professor Andrew David Neely. Headteacher Waldegrave School for Girls and chief executive Officer, The Richmond West Schools Trust. Professor Anne Elisabeth Osbourn, FRS. For services to Children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities. Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray. For services to Education and to the Muslim Community in the UK. For services to Business and to the community in Yorkshire. Co-founder and chief executive Officer Ricochet. For services to Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland. For services to Education and to the community in Lochaline, Argyll and Bute. For services to Diversity and to Inclusion in Business Communities. For services to Apprenticeships and to Young People in North West England. For services to the Arts and to the community in Northern Ireland. For voluntary service to Education and the community in the West of Northern Ireland. Founder and chief executive Officer The Mancunian Way. For services to Young People and to the community in Greater Manchester. Formerly Executive director for Community Services Lewisham Borough Council. Chief executive, St George's Police Children's Trust and Police Treatment Centres Charities. Professor John Lennox Campbell. For services to Innovation and to the community in North West England. Founder and chief executive My Life My Say. For services to Young People. For services to Young People and to the community in South Lakes Cumbria. Andrew Robert Day. For services to the community in Portscatho Cornwall. Formerly Chair North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. For services to St John Ambulance. Elizabeth Anne Evans. Chief Superintendent Police Service of Northern Ireland. For services to Policing and to the community in Northern Ireland. For services to the community in North Kensington, London. For services to Transport and the community in London. Founder and chief executive Officer Stopcocks. Lead Engineer for Infrastructure National Communications Data Service, Home Office. For services to Children and Young People in Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset. For services to Young People and to the community in Leicestershire and Rutland. Professor John Paul Howarth. Professor Elizabeth Ann Hughes. For services to Community Cohesion and to Young People. Group Partnership manager North West Group Partnership Team, Work Services Directorate, Department for Work and Pensions. For services to Adult Education and to the community in London. Chief executive Officer Women in Business. For services to Young People and to Education. For services to Young People and to the community in Northampton. For services to Children and Young People. For services to the community in the West Midlands. Co-Founder and chief executive Officer Cera. Professor William Michael Mawhinney, TD. Non-Executive director Debt Management Office. For services to the community in Northern Ireland. For services to the community in Greater London. Professor Jeremy David Pearson. For services to the community in Staffordshire. For services to Education and to the community in Kilmarnock. For services to Community Nursing. For services to Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. For services to the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland. For service to Young People in the Hospitality Industry. For services to Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. For services to Education and to the community in Midlothian and East Lothian. Professor Julia Mary West. For services to the community in South London. Co-chief executive Office and Co-Founder The Philosophy Foundation. For services to Children and Young People in South East London. Honour: OBE for services to cricket Honour: OBE for services to music