Best of Bucks honours

A total of 23 Buckinghamshire residents have been announced in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

They range from lifelong services to communities, sport, young people and the arts, to commitment in the defence of and business life of the country and to continued actions to support efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, The Countess Howe said: ‘At her coronation, 70 years ago, The Queen pledged herself to serve this country and the Commonwealth, and this she has done with wisdom, courage, commitment and charm.

‘During her long reign she has seen both the country and the Commonwealth go through exponential change, and throughout all this time she has shown a deep concern for the welfare of her people.

‘Today, at the beginning of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, we can also celebrate the 23 Buckinghamshire residents receiving honours who do the same in and for their communities

‘I have so much respect and admiration for those who have been honoured with an award, their tireless commitment, energy and sacrifice makes a significant difference to the lives of others.

‘I proudly applaud the achievements of our honours’ recipients and thank them for their dedication. Their example is an inspiration to us all and they are richly deserving of this distinction.’

The complete list of Buckinghamshire residents in the 2022 Birthday Honours list includes:

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Ann Geraldine LIMB CBE: Lately Chair, The Scout Association. For services to Young People and to Philanthropy.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

Mr Anthony Victor Martin: Philanthropist and Founder, Anthony V Martin Foundation. For Charitable Services.

Mrs Polly Anna Scully: Head, Defence Strategy and Priorities, Ministry of Defence. For services to Defence.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Raghib Ali: Consultant in Acute Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and Senior Clinical Research Associate, Epidemiology, University of Cambridge. For services to the NHS and to the Covid-19 response.

Mr Wesley Auvache: Parliamentary Logistics Manager, House of Commons. For services to Parliament.

Mr Luther Loide Blissett DL: Patron, Sporting Memories. For services to Association Football and to Charity.

Mr David Peter Hadfield: President, Boccia International Sports Federation. For services to Sport.

Mr Kevin Leggett: Senior Operational Manager, Public Service Prisons South, HM Prison and Probation Service. For Public Service, particularly during Covid 19.

Mr Alistair Charles Mcauley: For services to Business, the Construction Industry and to Charity.

Ms Christine Maria Murray: Delivery Director, South West Region, HM Courts and Tribunal Service. For Public Service.

Members of the Order of the British Empire

Ms Connie Henry: Founder, Track Academy. For charitable services to Young People through Sports and Education.

Mrs Odette Michelle Mould: Founder, Harry’s Rainbow. For services to Bereaved Children and Families in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

Dr Claudia Natanson: Chair, UK Cyber Security Council. For services to Cyber Security.

Ms Pauline Perpetua Quirke: Actor, Founder and Head Principal, The Pauline Quirke Academy. For services to Young People, to the Entertainment Industry and to Charity.

Ms Samantha Tatlow: Creative Diversity Partner, ITV. For services to People with Disabilities.

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire

Mr David Michael Bratt: For services to the community in Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire.

Mrs Jane Beverley Brooks: Fundraiser, Breast Cancer Now. For services to the community in Buckinghamshire.

Mrs Mary Coker: For services to the community in Penn and Tylers Green, Buckinghamshire.

Mr John Charles Davidge: For services to the community in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.

Mr Lakshmana Rao Kastala: Founder and Chair of Trustees, DREAMSAI. For charitable services to the community in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

Mr Mikhail Adedayo Olowosale: For services to the community in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, particularly during Covid-19.

Mr Mark Anthony Rosales: For services to the community in Chesham, Buckinghamshire during Covid-19.

Mrs Susan Anne Smith: For services to the community in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

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