Birthday Honours 2020

This is the Queen's Birthday Honours List of Northern Ireland award recipients published on Friday 9 October 2020.

Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB)

Mr David Robert Sterling

Head, Northern Ireland Civil Service. For services to government in Northern Ireland

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Mr William Bingham Barnett

Chief Executive, W&R Barnett Ltd. For services to economic development in Northern Ireland.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Ms Caron Andrea Alexander

Lately Director, Digital Shared Services, Grade 5, Department of Finance. For services to government and the IT industry in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Hazel Ruth Bell

Chair, Choice Housing Ireland Limited. For services to social housing in Northern Ireland.

Mr John Kevin Connolly

For services to renal transplantation in Northern Ireland.

Mr John Morgan D’Arcy

National Director, Open University. For services to education and the arts.

Ms Anne Donaghy

For services to local government and the community in County Antrim during Covid-19.

Mr Roland Rennie Alistair Eadie

For services to the community in County Fermanagh.

Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Impact), Ulster University. For services to higher education.

Dr Derek John Maguire

For services to dentistry and the Covid-19 response.

Dr Conall Padraig Joseph McCaughey

Consultant Virologist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. For services to laboratory testing during Covid-19.

Mr Adrian James Petticrew

For services to St John Ambulance (Northern Ireland) during the Covid-19 response.

Professor Paul Seawright

Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Ulster University. For services to higher education and the arts.

Dr Mark Gerald Timoney

Lately Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, Department of Health. For services to pharmacy.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Mrs Lorraine Abernethy

For services to paediatric occupational therapy and the Covid-19 response.

Mrs Sandra May Adair

For services to volunteer development, management and training in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Darina Armstrong

Chief Executive, Progressive Building Society. For services to economic development in Northern Ireland.

Miss Anne-Marie Bagnall

Children Looked After Champion, Education Authority. For services to education in Northern Ireland.

Mr Kenneth Frederick Charles Bruce

For services to charity and the community in Larne, County Antrim.

Ms Leone Catherine Burns

For services to health and social care during Covid-19.

Ms Debbie Caulfield BEM

For services to the community in Londonderry during the Covid-19 response.

Mr Geoffrey Thomas Cherry

Principal, Pond Park Primary School, Lisburn. For services to education.

Mr James Andrew Stewart Curran

Principal, Harberton Special School, Belfast. For services to education and children with special educational needs.

Mr Paul Devlin

Occupational Therapy Service Lead, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust. For services to the Occupational Therapy profession and healthcare.

Mr Brian Gault

For services to Thalidomide survivors in Brazil and children with disabilities throughout the world.

Mrs Susan Gault

Head of Public Health Nursing, Northern Trust. For services to healthcare particularly during Covid-19.

Mr Michael David Andrew Hall

Owner, Kestrel Foods. For services to economic development in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Jacqueline Elizabeth Harris

Service Centre Manager, Belfast Region. For services to the delivery of social security in Northern Ireland during Covid-19.

Mr Mervyn John Hempton

For services to the economy in Northern Ireland.

Rev. Canon David Paul Hoey

For services to the community in Eglington, Londonderry during Covid-19.

Mr George Irvine

For services to education and the community in Carrickfergus.

Mrs Susan Jill Jones

Head of Nursery, Fort Hill Integrated Primary, Lisburn. For services to pre-school and primary integrated education.

Mrs Caroline Mary Lee

Head, Clinical Education Centre for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professions. For services to healthcare during the Covid-19 response.

Mr Thomas Nelson William Lindsay

Senior Coach, Ards Swimming Club. For services to swimming in Northern Ireland.

Mr Mark Jeremy Carlo Little

Chairman, Police Learning Advisory Council. For services to policing in Northern Ireland.

Mr Peter Moffit Crawford Little

For services to the community in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.

Mr Donal McCrisken

For services to music, education and cross community relations in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Elizabeth Joan McGrogan

For services to the community in Northern Ireland during Covid-19.

Ms Gillian McKee

Deputy Managing Director (Northern Ireland). Business in the Community. For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Colin Millar

Lately Principal, Killard House Special School, Donaghadee. For services to education.

Mr John Trevor Monteith

For services to adults with learning disabilities in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

Mrs Mary Moreland

Chair, War Widows Association. For services to war widows.

Mr Eamon Mullaney

Professional Manager, Pharmacy Services. For services to the pharmaceutical sector particularly during Covid-19.

Mr James Bernard Neilly

For services to sports broadcasting and charity in Northern Ireland.

Dr Joseph Palmer

General Practitioner, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust. For services to prison healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Therese Rogan

For services to disadvantaged young people in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Heather Ann Russell

For services to healthcare in Northern Ireland during Covid-19.

Mr Alan Gordon Snoddy

World Cup Finals Referee and Technical Instructor FIFA and UEFA. For services to association football.

Reverend Dr John Isaac Thompson TD DL

For services to Her Majesty's Forces and the community in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Mrs Siobhan Toland

For services to local government and environmental health during Covid-19.

Mr Sampson Alfred Kirkpatrick Trotter BEM

For services to police welfare.

Mrs Caroline Susan Jane Twemlow

For services to Riding for the Disabled Association in Northern Ireland.

Mr Alfred Chi Bong Wong

Deputy Principal Accountant, Department of Finance, Northern Ireland Executive. For services to racial equality and to the government in Northern Ireland.

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Mr Herbert John Hastings Bailie

For services to people with disabilities and older people in Northern Ireland.

Mr Stephen George Edwin Baillie

Principal of Parkhall Primary School, Antrim. For services to education and the community in County Antrim during Covid-19.

Mrs Audrey Barr

Project Manager, Women in Sport and Physical Activity. For services to the community in West Belfast.

Mrs Muriel Evelyn Barr

For services to the Northern Ireland Hospice.

Mr Paul Thomas Braham

Volunteer, Newry Lions Club. For services to charity.

Mrs Pauline Buller

For services to the community in Aghalee, County Antrim.

Mrs Georgina Margaret Calwell

Manager, Adult SLT Team, South Eastern Trust. For services to speech and language therapy particularly during Covid-19.

Miss Barbara Mary Cameron

Manager, Ireland International Ladies' Outdoor Bowls Team. For services to lawn bowls in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Christine Carrothers

Senior Clerical Officer, McClay Library, Queen's University, Belfast. For services to higher education.

Mrs Aileen Elizabeth Caughey

Prison Officer, Her Majesty's Prison, Magilligan. For services to the Northern Ireland Prison service during Covid-19.

Councillor Mark Lawrence Cooper

For services to the community in Newtonabbey during Covid-19.

Mr Lloyd James Creaney

For services to key workers during Covid-19.

Mrs Ruth Helen Creaney

For services to key workers during Covid-19.

Mr Norman Crooks

Race Secretary, Cookstown and District Motorcycle Club. For voluntary service to motorcycle racing in Northern Ireland.

Mr John Joseph Curneen

For services to sport and the community in Omagh, County Tyrone.

Mr Raymond Alexander Dowey

Lately Permanent Way Worker, Northern Ireland Railways. For services to public transport.

Councillor Paul Samuel Dunlop

For services to the community in County Antrim during Covid-19.

Mr Ryan Alan Robert Farquhar

For services to motorcycle racing.

Mr William Arthur Fleming

For services to music through Ballyclare Victoria Flute Band.

Mr John Alfred Glenn

For services to the community in Londonderry.

Ms Aileen Isabella Graham

Deputy Chair, City Growth and Regeneration Committee. For public service.

Mr Desmond Davison Graham

For services to the community in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.

Mrs Margaret Campbell Hamilton

For services to the community in Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Mr Samuel Edwin Harper

Lately Junior Convenor, Holywood Golf Club, County Down. For services to junior golf in Northern Ireland.

Miss Margaret Jacinta Hegarty

Lately Vice Principal, Steelstown Primary School, Londonderry. For services to education.

Mr Andrew William Hirst

For voluntary service to leukaemia research and to Lagan Search and Rescue, Belfast.

Mr Lowry Noel Hodgett

For services to business in County Down.

Mr Alwyn Edward Hodgett

For services to community newspaper publishing in County Down.

Mr William Robert Howard

For voluntary service to hockey and golf in Northern Ireland.

Miss Elizabeth Anne Keys

For services to road safety in Northern Ireland.

Mr Richard Andrew Knight

For services to the NHS during Covid-19.

Mr John Leonard Lawson

For services to the community in Portaferry, County Down.

Mr Brian Irving Logan

For services to drama and the performing arts in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Eugenia Lyle

Customer Experience Colleague, J Sainsbury’s plc. For services to business and the community during Covid-19.

Mr Terence Hamilton Malcolm

For services to road safety in Northern Ireland.

Mr Leslie Greer Marshall

For services to the Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross Parents' Association.

Mr Alan McBride

For services to music in Northern Ireland.

Mr Thomas Robert McCormick QPM

For services to the Boys' Brigade and to young people in Northern Ireland.

Mr John Rodney McCullough

For services to maritime and industrial heritage in the Titanic Quarter, Belfast.

Mrs Marie Therese McDermott

For services to nursing in Northern Ireland during the Covid-19 response.

Mr James McIlorum

For services to young people in Newtownards, County Down.

Ms Irene Edith McKee

Founder and Secretary, Friends of Armagh County Museum. For services to history and heritage in County Armagh.

Mr Conor McKevitt

Team Member, WorldSkills UK. For services to the WorldSkills competition.

Mr Herbert Brian Wesley Montgomery

Metro Systems & Performance Manager. For services to public transport in Northern Ireland during Covid-19.

Mrs Gloria Alexandra Moore

For services to people with Parkinson's disease in Northern Ireland.

Mr Samuel George Nicholl

For services to the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Joy Lorainne Pendleton

Nursery Assistant, Castlereagh Nursery School. For services to early years education.

Mr Jonathan Rea

For services to music in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Gail Margaret Elizabeth Redmond

For services to the community in Dromore, County Down.

Mrs Emma Robb

Social Enterprise Manager, Resurgam Community Development Trust. For services to the community in Lisburn during Covid-19.

Mrs Melissa Mary Shearer

Personal Banker, Danske Bank. For services to the financial services sector and to the community in Northern Ireland during Covid-19.

Mr Matthew Martin Shields

For services to running in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Elizabeth Margaret Sillery

For services to the community in Belfast.

Dr Satyavir Singhal

For services to the community in Belfast.

Mr Andrew Leonard Smith

Catering Senior Officer, HMP Maghaberry. For services to HMP Maghaberry in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Janet Adrienne Stewart

For services to the community in Lisburn during Covid-19.

Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Stewart

For services to the community in Markethill and Mountnorris, County Armagh.

Councillor Nicola Angela Verner

Joint Chief Executive Officer, Greater Shankill Partnership. For services to the community in Belfast during Covid-19.

Mr Nigel John Walker

Prison Officer, Her Majesty’s Prisons, Northern Ireland. For services to the Northern Ireland Prison Service.

Mr Alan Warke

For services to the community in Londonderry during Covid-19.

Mrs Karen Wray

Executive Assistant, Northern Ireland Judiciary. For services to the judiciary and charity.

Mr Samuel David Young

For services to the community in Castlederg, County Tyrone during Covid-19.

Queen’s Police Medal (QPM)

Constable Anthony Kerr

Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Constable David John Smyth

Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Chief Superintendent Simon Walls

Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Queen’s Ambulance Medal (QAM)

Mrs Elizabeth Lawrence Coulter

Ambulance Service Area Manager, Northern Ireland.

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