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Queen's Birthday Honours

The Chamber offers heartfelt congratulations to all the following recipients of Queen's Birthday Honours:


Order of the British Empire

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire


Professor Harminder Singh DUA

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Nottingham.

For services to Eye Healthcare, Health Education and Ophthalmology.




Chief Executive Officer, Transform Trust, East Midlands and Humber.

For services to Education.

(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire)


Order of the British Empire

Officers of the Order of the British Empire


Harjit Singh BHANIA

Wheelchair Basketball Coach.

For services to Wheelchair Basketball.

(Shireoaks, Nottinghamshire)


Arnab DUTT

For services to Small and Medium-sized

Businesses, Diversity and Equality.

(Market Harborough, Leicestershire)


Order of the British Empire

Members of the Order of the British Empire


Anita Elizabeth DARLISON

Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Head of Services, Mesothelioma UK.

For services to Cancer Research and Patients.

(Loughborough, Leicestershire)


Laura Murray DYER

Deputy Chief Executive, Arts Council England.

For services to the Arts.

(Ratcliffe Culey, Leicestershire)


Peter Michael HELPS

For services to the Arts, Music and Education.



Susanne Margaret HEWITT

Consultant Emergency Physician, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

For services to Emergency Medicine.

(Barton in Fabis, Nottinghamshire)


Professor Melanie Jane LENG

Chief Scientist for Environmental Change, British Geological Survey, Professor, University of Nottingham.

For services to Environmental Research.




For services to Hospitality and Catering Training.

(Glossop, Derbyshire)


Andrew Howard Martin NEBEL

For services to Charitable Fundraising.

(Ryhall, Rutland)


Sidney James ROFFEY

For services to World War Two Evacuees and their Families.

(Retford, Nottinghamshire)


Margaret Lesley SCOTT

Lately Teacher, Forest Lodge Primary School.

For services to Education.



Susan Elizabeth WAKEFIELD

Scheme Coordinator, Independent Visitor Scheme, Doncaster Children's Trust.

For services to Children in Care in Doncaster.

(Walkeringham, Nottinghamshire)


Jacqueline Claire WOODCOCK

Founder and Patron, Dying to Work Campaign.

For services to Employment Protection for Terminally Ill Workers.

(Belper, Derbyshire)


Order of the British Empire

Medallist of the Order of the British Empire



Secretary, Bells Lane and Aspley Tenants and Residents Association.

For services to Tenants.




For services to Hockey.

(Leicester, Leicestershire)


Patricia Diane CLARKE

Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Primary Integrated Community Services Ltd.

For services to Diabetes Care.

(Averham, Nottinghamshire)



Personal and Business Coach, The Construction Coach.

For services to Diversity and Inclusion in the Construction Industry.

(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire)


Fiona Ruth ELLWOOD

Lately Senior Lecturer and External Examiner, University of Chester and Patron, The Society of British Dental Nurses.

For services to Dentistry.

(Coleorton, Leicestershire)


Jonathan ENO

For services to Jazz Music Education.




Founder, Accessible Belper.

For services to Transport Accessibility, Inclusion and Disability Awareness.




For services to the Arts and the community in Derbyshire.

(High Peak, Derbyshire)


Kevin Timothy ROUTLEDGE

For services to Sport and the community in Leicester.



Heather Mary THOMAS

For services to The Goboka Rwanda Trust and the community in Bakewell, Derbyshire.




For voluntary service to Cricket and the community in South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.

(Sheffield, South Yorkshire)