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OBEs A-K
Awards creating Officers of the British Empire, surnames A to K, in the 2003 Queen's Birthday honours.


OBE
Maqsood Ahmed. Muslim Adviser, Home Office. (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Mrs Isadora Joye Aiken, DL. Governor, Sheffield Hallam University. For services to Education and to the community. (Sheffield, South Yorkshire)
Edgar William Allaway. Vice-president. For services to the Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association, Suffolk Branch. (Aldeburgh, Suffolk)
Ms Sonita Alleyne. Director, Somethin' Else Sound Directions Ltd. For services to Broadcasting. (London, SE22)
Roger Townley Alston. Headteacher, William Howard School, Brampton, Cumbria. For services to Education. (Brampton, Cumbria)
Frederick Joseph Archer. Lately head, Efficiency and Consultancy Group, HM rison Service, Home Office. (Datchet, Berkshire)
Mrs Catherine Baraniak. For services to Primary Care Nursing. (Derby, erbyshire)
Mrs Dorcas Anne Batstone. For services to Gas and Electricity Customers. Burntwood, Staffordshire)
Professor Robert Thompson Beaty. Chairman, Scottish Enterprise, Renfrewshire. or services to Enterprise. (Greenock, Renfrewshire)
David Robert Joseph Beckham. For services to Football. (Goffs Oak, Hertfordshire)
Eric Gairdner Bell. Senior Partner, Grant Thornton, Belfast. For services to Commerce and Industry. (Belfast)
Gordon Bellard. For services to the Promotion of Nuclear Safety in the UK.(Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd)
Mohamed Hanef Bhamjee. Founder, Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement. For services to Race Relations, the Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement and the charity and voluntary sector. (Cardiff, South Gamorgan)
Maj John David Blumsom, TD. Chairman, Hertfordshire Committee. For services to the Army Benevolent Fund. (Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire)
Professor Alan Raymond Boobis. Lately Deputy chairman, Advisory Committee on Pesticides. For services to the Risk Assessment of Pesticides. (South Harrow, Middlesex)
Mrs Pek Lan Bower. Head, Library and Information Services, Department of Health. (Beckenham, Kent)
Professor Dianna Joy Bowles. Weston Chair of Biochemistry, University of York. For services to Plant Sciences. (Nr Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire)
Peter Francis Boyle. County director, BABC Clubs for Young People. For services to Young People in Buckinghamshire. (Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)
Mrs Moira Jean Britton. Chief executive, Tees and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust. For services to the NHS. (Yarm, Cleveland)
Stephen Gallagher Britton. Managing director, Euro/DPC, Llanberis, North Wales. For services to the Diagnostics Industry. (Chester, Cheshire)
David Brook. Head, Planning Policy Branch for Land Stability, Flooding, Pollution Control and the Coastal Zone, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. (Harrow, Middlesex)
Dr Richard Gordon McBride Budgett. Chief Medical Officer, British Olympic Association. For services to Sport. (London, W3)
Gordon Byrne. Director, Upper Bann Institute of Further and Higher Education, Banbridge, Co Down. For services to Further Education. (Banbridge, Down)
Miss Linda May Campbell. Chief executive, United Kingdom Accreditation Service. For services to Accreditation. (Oxenhope, West Yorkshire)
Ian Gillett Carmichael. Actor. For services to Drama. (Whitby, North Yorkshire)
Andrew Nicholas Carter. Headteacher, South Farnham Community Junior School, Surrey. For services to Education. (Farnham, Surrey)
Nigel Rodney Cartwright. Head of Branch and Principal Emergencies and Security Officer, Water Services, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (Richmond, Surrey)
John Lucius Arthur Cary. Chairman, Seed Capital Ltd. For services to Business. (Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire)
Nemu Chandaria. For services to the Jain Community. (Stanmore, Middlesex)
Trevor Chandler. Head, Pen Green Early Excellence Centre, Corby, Northamptonshire. For services to Early Years Education. (Northampton, Northamptonshire)
Mohammed Akram Khan-Cheema. Consultant to the Association for Muslim Schools. For services to Education. (Bingley, West Yorkshire)
Mrs Bridget Katherine Cherry. For services to Architectural History. (London, N4)
David Clark. Senior Business manager, Law Enforcement and Detection, HM Customs and Excise. (Edinburgh)
Edward James Clark. Prosecution Investigator, Inland Revenue. (Stevenage, Hertfordshire)
John Neville Cohen. Head, Americas Section, Invest UK, Department of Trade and Industry. (Tunbridge Wells, Kent)
Lt Cdr Ian Michael Patrick Coombes. R.N., secretary and Treasurer. For services to the Association of Royal Navy Officers. (London, SE3)
Ms Catherine Corcoran. For services to the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (Mitcham, Surrey)
Dr Jacqueline Margery Mary Cornish. Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Physician, Bristol. For services to the National Health Service. (Clifton, Bristol)
Dr James Cox. General Medical Practitioner, Cumbria. For services to Medicine. (Wigton, Cumbria)
John Crossan. Principal, Mount Gilbert Community College, Belfast. For services to Education. (Newtownabbey, Antrim)
Dr Robert Crouch. Consultant Nurse and Senior Lecturer, Emergency Department, Southampton General Hospital. For services to Nursing. (Romsey, Hampshire)
Ian Roy Cumming. Chief executive, Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to the NHS. (Kirby Lonsdale, Cumbria)
David Innes Dalgetty. Team Leader, Finance and Central Services Department, Scottish Executive. (Loanhead, Midlothian)
Peter William Daniels. Chief executive, East Renfrewshire Council. For services to Local Government. (Giffnock, Renfrewshire)
Ms Harriet Lydia Rose Llewellyn-Davies. For services to Housing and the Homeless in London.
Dr The Rev Noel Anthony Davies. For services to Ecumenism in Wales. (Uplands, Swansea)
Alan George Davis. Associate Partner, IBM Ltd. For services to the Ministry of Defence. (Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire)
Raoul Frederick John De Vaux, JP. Chairman, National Pubwatch. For services to the Licensed Trade. (London, SW1A)
William Anthony Doran. Managing director, Construction Employers' Federation. For services to Planning. (Belfast)
Tan Draig. Programme manager, Q Arts. For services to Art. (Belper, Derbyshire)
Professor Douglas Eaglesham Dunn. Poet. For services to Literature. (Fife)
Philip Dykins. Head of Branch, Transport Strategy Division, Department for Transport. (Enfield, Middlesex)
Ronald Eamonson. For services to the community, especially Regeneration and Business in Birmingham. (Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands)
Mrs Ellen Margaret Eaton. Leader, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council. For services to Local Government and to the community in Bradford. (Bingley, West Yorkshire)
Mrs Susan Kathleen Elworthy. Director of Nursing, North Glamorgan NHS Trust. For services to Nursing in Wales. (Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan)
James Henry Robert Eyre. Architect and director, Wilkinson Eyre Architects. For services to Architecture. (London, EC1Y)
Peter Charles Fair, JP. Lately Lead Officer for Northampton Schools Review. For services to Education. (Flore, Northamptonshire)
David George Farrar. For services to Occupational Health. (Congleton, Cheshire)
Mrs Christine Mary Field. Lately chairman, Magistrates' Association Family Proceedings Committee. For services to the Administration of Justice in London. (London, SE19)
Mrs Anne Fine. Children's Laureate. For services to Literature. (Durham)
Keith Antony Ford. Chief executive, Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. For services to the NHS. (East Croydon, Surrey)
Ms Beryl Foster. For services to Tackling Violence against Women (London, W6)
Professor Brian Foster. Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Bristol. For services to Research on Particle Physics. (Nr Wedmore, Somerset)
Ms Ann Freckleton. Policy and Strategy Adviser, Department for International Development. (London, SW1E)
Miss Elizabeth Jean Fulton. Chief executive, BIH Housing Association. For services to Housing in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)
Alan Galley. Chief executive Officer, Freightliner Ltd. For services to the Railway Industry. (Brentford, Middlesex)
Paul Winnett Gates. General secretary, Knitwear, Footwear and Apparel Trades Union. For services to Industrial Relations in the UK Textiles Industry. (Ellistown, Leicestershire)
Colin Sidney George. Chair, Lifelong Learning Foundation. For services to Vocational Education and Human Resource Development. (Buntingford, Hertfordshire)
Mrs Charlotte Gere. For services to Heritage, especially Decorative Arts and Jewellery. (London, SW10)
Guy Edward Gibbons. Grade B1, Ministry of Defence. (Bath, Somerset)
Anthony Alan Gibson. Regional director, National Farmers' Union. For services to Agriculture and the Rural Economy in the South West. (Langport, Somerset)
Jonathan Francesc Gili. For services to Broadcasting. (London, SW10)
Norman Neil Nicolson Gillies. Director, Sabhal Mor Ostaig. For services to Education and the Gaelic Language. (Isle of Skye, Ross and Cromarty)
Keith Gledson. For public service. (Crawfordsburn, Down)
Philip Ralph Golding. Headteacher, St Helen's Primary School, Ipswich, Suffolk. For services to Education. (Eye, Suffolk)
Ms Christine Gowdridge. Director, Maternity Alliance. For services to Families. (London, N8)
Charles McKenzie Graham. Lately Inspector, Occupational Health, Health and Safety Executive. (Burgess Hill, West Sussex)
David Currie Grahame. Founder director, LINC Scotland. For services to Entrepreneurship in Scotland. (Glasgow)
Professor Alan John Gray. Director, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Dorset Laboratory. For services to Government and Academic Science. (Swanage, Dorset)
Alastair Keith Gray. Senior Research Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. (Woking, Surrey)
David Gray. Lately head of Site, HRI East Malling and Wye. For Scientific and Technological services to the UK Horticulture Industry. (Claverdon, Warwickshire)
David Green, MBE. Director, Combined Heat and Power Association. For services to Energy Efficiency. (Bedford, Bedfordshire)
Mrs Hilary Grieve. Lately Chair, Dumfries and Galloway Acute and Maternity Hopsitals NHS Trust. For services to the NHS. (Irongray, Dumfries)
Loyd Daniel Gilman Grossman. For services to Patient Care, especially Hospital Catering. (London, SW6)
Colin Watt Hague. Chief Test Pilot, Westland Helicopters. For services to Aviation. (Sherborne, Dorset)
Howard Michael Haslam. Chief Planning Officer, South Norfolk Council. For services to the Planning Industry. (Nethergate, Norfolk)
William Haughey. Executive chairman, City Refrigeration. For services to Entrepreneurship in the West of Scotland. (Rutherglen, Lanarkshire)
Professor Alastair Watt MacIntyre Hay. Professor of Environmental Toxicology, University of Leeds. For services to Occupational Health. (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Maj Norman Edwin Hearson, JP, DL. For services to the community, especially the Hampshire Playing Fields Association and The Hampshire Technology Centre Trust Limited. (Droxford, Hampshire)
Miss Maureen Henderson. Executive director, Nursing, South Glasgow University Hospitals Trust. For services to the NHS in Scotland. (Bishopton, Renfrewshire)
Dr The Very Rev Michael John Higgins. Dean of Ely. For services to the Heritage of Ely Cathedral. (King's Lynn, Norfolk)
Robin Philip Coventry Higgs. For services to the Environment and Heritage in Surrey and Hampshire. (Woking, Surrey)
Julian Miles Holland, (Jools Holland). Musician and Television Presenter. For services to the British Music Industry.
Andrew Myers Holroyd. For services to Publicly Funded Legal Services in Liverpool. (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Mrs Beryl Edith Holt. Headteacher, Woodchurch High Specialist Engineering College, Wirral. For services to Education. (Wirral, Merseyside)
Stuart Housden. Director, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Scotland. For services to Nature Conservation in Scotland. (Edinburgh)
Barrie Hudson. Chief executive, Forestry Contracting Association. For services to Forestry. (Inverurie, Aberdeenshire)
Norman William Hudson. Technical Adviser, Historic Houses Association. For services to the Heritage Tourism Industry. (Banbury, Oxfordshire)
John William Hughes. Chairman, Welsh Regional Flood Defence Committee. For services to Flood Defence in Wales. (Corwen, Denbighshire)
Christopher George Wilson Hunter. Principal, Glasgow College of Nautical Studies. For services to Further Education in Scotland. (Glasgow)
Ms Carol Isherwood. For services to Women's Rugby. (Twickenham, Middlesex)
Miss Geraldine James. Actress. For services to Drama. (London, SW11)
Ananda Jayatissa Jayasekera. Head, Sharp Programme, Licensing and Exploration Directorate, Department of Trade and Industry. (London, SW16)
Elwyn Tudno Jones. For services to the community in Wales. (Pendoylan, Vale of Glamorgan)
Gareth Jones. Director, Agricultural and Rural Affairs, National Assembly for Wales. (Cardiff, South Glamorgan)
Miss Julia Peyton-Jones. Director, Serpentine Gallery. For services to Art. (London, N1)
Mrs Julie Jones. Director, Social and Community Services, Westminster City Council, London. For services to Social Care. (London, N3)
Thomas Jones, MBE. Industrial Relations Organiser, Transport and General Workers Union. For services to the Disadvantaged in Wales. (Deiniolen, Gwynedd)
Professor James Roy Kearney. Honorary Professor of Voluntary Action Studies, University of Ulster. For services to the Voluntary Sector in Northern Ireland. (Holywood, Down)
Ms Philippa Kennedy. Consultant Editor, The Press Gazette. For services to Journalism. (Weybridge, Surrey)
Ronald Critchley Kenyon. For services to the community, especially in Health and Education, in Nottingham. (Nottingham, Nottinghamshire)
Dr Alison Margaret Kerr. Paediatric Neurologist specialising in Rett Syndrome. For services to Medicine. (Bridge of Allan, Stirling and Falkirk)
Alan Edwin King. For services to the Church of England. (Keynsham, Bristol)





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