OBEs N - Z in the Birthday Honours lists 2002.
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, CIVIL
ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Gordon Neale. Chief executive, Disability Sport England. For services to Disabled Sport.
(Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear)
Mrs Stella Newton. Area director, HM Board of Inland Revenue. (Bradford, West Yorkshire)
David Noble. Chief executive, Association of Drainage Authorities. For services to Flood
Defence and to Land Drainage. (St Agnes, Cambridgeshire)
William Andrew Oddy. Lately Keeper of Conservation, British Museum. For services to Museum
Conservation. (Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire)
Iain Stanley Ovens. Principal, Dundee College. For services to Further Education. (Barnton,
John Joseph Owens. Chief executive, Lanarkshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to
the NHS. (Bothwell, Lanarkshire)
Arabinda Palit. Lately consultant Paediatrician, Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHS Trust. For
services to Medicine. (Narberth, Pembrokeshire)
James Gordon Parker. Registrar. For services to the Public Lending Right. (Stockton-on-Tees,
The Ven Brian Harold Partington. For services to the community, especially Sport, on the Isle
of Man. (Douglas, Isle of Man)
James Richard John Partridge. Founder and chief executive, Changing Faces; director, Centre
for Appearance and Disfigurement Research, University of the West of England. For services to
Disabled People. (London, SW7)
Nicholas Pearson. For financial services to Charities. (Saffron Walden, Essex)
Christopher Peat. Acting assistant director of Training, Leeds City Council. For services to
Adult Learning. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Terence Pepper. Curator of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery. For services to
Photography and Art. (London, W9)
Mrs Katharine Hilary Ross Philbrick. Joint Co-ordinator, Kids VIP. For services to Prisoners'
Robin Hylton Murray-Philpson, DL. For services to the Leicestershire and Rutland Crimebeat.
(Market Harborough, Leicestershire)
David Pigott. Chief executive, Lanarkshire NHS Board. For services to Health Care and to
Local Government. (Dalkeith, Midlothian)
Professor David Ian Alistair Poll. For services to the Cranfield College of Aeronautics.
Christopher Charles Pond. Head, Reference and Reader Services, Library and president, Trade
Union Side, House of Commons. (Loughton, Essex)
David Porritt. Lately head of Systems Certifications, Vehicle Certification Agency,
Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions. (Thornbury, Gloucestershire)
Andrew Keith Wyatt Powell. Lately Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (Luton, Bedfordshire)
Ms Hope Powell. Coach, England Women's Football. For services to Association Football.
Michael Powell. Director of Human Resources and chief Nursing Adviser, Grampian Health Board.
For services to the NHS. (Aberdeen)
Norman Edwin Price. For services to the Confederation of British Industry in the West
Midlands. (Kiddeminster, Worcestershire)
Mrs Stella Margret Price. Chair, Dyfed Powys Health Authority. For services to the NHS.
Miss Thelma Probert. Headteacher, Golden Hillock School (specialist sports college),
Birmingham. For services to Education. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Robert Punchard. Team Leader, Regional Office South West, Department of Trade and Industry.
(East Looe, Cornwall)
Andrew James Purkis. Chief executive. For services to the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial
Fund. (London, SW12)
Leslie John Rackham. Lately Mastermap manager, Ordnance Survey, Department for Transport,
Local Government and the Regions. (Romsey, Hampshire)
Ian Rankin. Writer. For services to Literature. (Edinburgh)
Mrs Piali Ray. Director, SAMPAD. For services to the Arts. (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Christopher Bernard Anthony Reynolds. Headteacher, St. Benedict School, Derby. For services
to Education and the Arts. (Derby, Derbyshire)
Mrs Mary Patricia Riordan. For services to Elderly People. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)
John Stewart Russell Ritchie. Actuary. For services to the Pension Provision Group.
Mrs Patricia Ritchie. Lately director, CalMac Ltd. For services to Public Transport in
Scotland. (Drymen, Glasgow)
Professor Anthony William Robards. Pro vice-Chancellor, University of York. For services to
Higher Education. (York, North Yorkshire)
Col Patrick John Carmichael Robinson, TD, DL. For services to the West Midland Reserve Forces
and Cadets Association. (Solihull, West Midlands)
Hugh Ross. Head, Innovation Grants, Scottish Executive. (Currie, Midlothian)
Mrs Jennifer Rudge. Chief executive, Connexions Cornwall and Devon. For services to Careers
Education and Guidance. (Bodmin, Cornwall)
Martin Thraves Rudge, JP. Chief executive, Home Improvement Trust. For services to the Living
Condition of People in Need. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
Daniel Patrick Carroll La Rue. Entertainer. For charitable services.
Mrs Rosemary Helen Johnson-Sabine. Exploration manager, Chevron Texaco North Sea. For
services to the Oil and Gas Industry. (Newark, Nottinghamshire)
Roger William Sanders. For services to the Small Business Practitioner Panel. (London, SW1P)
Thomas Alexander Scholes. Chief executive, Renfrewshire Council. For services to Local
Government. (Paisley, Renfrewshire)
Mrs Jagir Kaur Sekhon. For services to the community in Greenwich, London. (London, SE18)
Mrs Mary Agnes Sinfield. Lately Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (London, SW19)
Mrs Janina Dutkowski-Southworth. Recruitment Strategy manager, Lancashire County Council. For
services to Education. (Blackpool, Lancashire)
Professor John Edward Spence. Academic Adviser, Royal College of Defence Studies. For
services to the Ministry of Defence. (Bucknell, Shropshire)
Derek Percival Spooner. For services to the Design of Hospices. (Bromsgrove, Worcestershire)
Mrs Barbara Marion Stephens. Lately chief executive, Local Government Commission for England.
For services to Local Government. (Workington, Cumbria)
Richard Stevens. For services to the Modernisation of the Court Service. (Newcastle under
Mrs Margaret Edythe Stone. Lately Principal, Norham Community Technology College, North
Tyneside. For services to Education. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear)
David Suchet. Actor. For services to Drama. (Pinner, Middlesex)
Victor Paul Suller. Senior Physicist, Daresbury Laboratory. For services to Science.
John Alexander Sutherland. For services to the British Red Cross Society. (South Wirral,
Mrs Beth Hope Taylor. Manager, Community Services Pharmacy, Southwark Primary Care Trust. For
services to the NHS. (London, SE24)
Miss Jennifer Graham Taylor. For Public Service. (Belfast)
Peter Taylor. Correspondent, BBC. For services to Broadcast Journalism. (London)
Miss Elizabeth Ruth Templar. Headteacher, Urchfont CE Primary School, Wiltshire. For services
to Education. (Devizes, Wiltshire)
Mrs Babette Thomas. Chairman and chief executive, Network Training Ltd. For services to
Lifelong Learning. (Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan)
The Reverend Canon Paul Thomas. For services to St. Luke's Hospital for the Clergy. (London,
Mrs Ruth Thompson. For services to the New Deal in Tyne and Wear. (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear)
Gordon Topping. For services to Education. (Ballymena, Antrim)
Ivan Gordon Tucker. Principal, Mary Hare Grammar School. For services to the Education of
Deaf People. (Newbury, Berkshire)
Balbir Singh Uppal, JP. For services to the community in Huddersfield. (Huddersfield, West
Mrs Patricia Mary Vaz. Director of Customer Services, BT. For services to Telecommunications.
Ms Parminder Vir. Producer and Diversity Adviser, Carlton Television. For services to
Broadcasting and Film. (London, NW10)
George James Stewart Wallis. International director. For services to OXFAM. (Oxford,
Professor Eric Sidney Watkins. For services to Formula One and Motor Racing.
Michael Alfred Healey Webb. For services to St. John Ambulance. (Worthing, West Sussex)
Ms Lesley Anne Webber. For services to the Property Industry and the DTLR's Property Advisory
Group. (Chigwell, Essex)
Brig Anthony Cleland Welch. Head, Field Office Kosovo, Department for International
Development. (Havant, Hampshire)
Peter John Westlake. Headteacher, West Thornton Primary School, Croydon, Surrey. For services
Norman Hamflett White. Head, Financial Scrutiny Unit, Department for Education and Skills.
Clive Wilcox. For Public Service. (London)
David Wilkinson. Headteacher, Pennywell School, Sunderland. For services to Education.
(Shincliffe Village, Durham)
Ian James Williamson. Grade B2, Ministry of Defence. (BFPO 53)
Thomas Jeremy Willoughby. Group Compliance and Risk director, Schroders plc. For services to
the PIA and IMRO. (London, N1)
Ms Jacqueline Wilson. For services to Literacy in Schools. (Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey)
Robert James Wood, QPM. Deputy chief Constable, Derbyshire Constabulary. For services to the
Police. (Stanley Common, Derbyshire)
Clive Ronald Woodward. Head Coach, England Rugby Union Team. For services to Rugby Union
Football. (Cookham, Berkshire)