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New Year Honours List 2024

Dame Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

Amanda Jayne Blanc, Group CEO, Aviva; For services to Business, to Gender Equality and to Net-Zero

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Professor Adrian Michael Cruise, Emeritus Professor, University of Birmingham; For services to Space science

Philip Stephen Dudderidge, Co-Founder and Executive Chair, Focusrite PLC; For services to Business and to the Music Industry

Mahboob Hussain JP; For services to the community in Buckinghamshire

 Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

William Cleere, Committee Member, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Referees Association; For services to the community in Buckinghamshire

Ruth Heather Devine, Route Panel Member, Institute of Apprenticeship and Technical Education; For services to Further Education and Apprenticeships

Sarah Jane Vandevelde Graham, Founder, Hilltops Ukrainian Support Community; For services to Ukrainian Refugees

Air Commodore Paul Jonathan Hughesdon, Lately Director of Welfare, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; For services to Veterans

Evelyn Mary Joy, Agent, Buckingham Conservative Association; For Political and Public Service

Shalom Ijeoma Lloyd, Director, Naturally Tiwa Skincare; For services to International Trade and to Women in Business

Elizabeth Joan Ryan, Lately Volunteer, Luton, South Bedfordshire and Harpenden Samaritans; For services to Suicide Prevention

Savraj Singh Shetra, Field Intelligence Officer, Home Office; For Public Service

David Norman Short; For services to Pastoral Care and the community in Buckinghamshire

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Kirstie Louise Baughan, Social Worker, Central Bedfordshire Council; For services to Social Work

Ian Raymond Clark; For services to the community in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Annabel Whyte Evans; For services to the community in Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Susan Joy Graham, Chair, Age UK Milton Keynes; For services to Older People in Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire

Congratulations also to

Dr. Marion Geraldine Lynch, Global Health Consultant; Founder and Director, Fiona Foundation for Kids, working with Tushinde, Kenya. For services to Women and Children in Africa who has been awarded a BEM in the Overseas and International List



The honours system recognises people who have made achievements in public life and committed themselves to serving and helping Britain. Potential nominees could be involved in charitable or voluntary activity, or be doing innovative work that makes a significant difference in the community. The nomination process is simple using the government's nomination website.

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