New Year Honours 2021

This is the New Year Honours list of Northern Ireland award recipients published on 30 December 2020.

Companions of the Order of the Bath (CB)

Mr Derek Alexander Baker

Permanent Secretary, Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive. For public service.

Mrs Fiona Caroline Gail Chamberlain

Lately Crown Solicitor for Northern Ireland. For public service.

Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)

Mr David Christopher Lindsay

Lord-Lieutenant of County Down.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Mr William Barry Douglas OBE

Concert Pianist. For services to music and to community relations in Northern Ireland.

Mr Sean William Holland

Chief Social Work Officer, Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive. For public service.

Mr Michael Ashton Kuhn

Lately Board Member, Northern Ireland Screen. For services to the film industry.

Mr Mark Alexander Larmour

Political Director, Northern Ireland Office. For services to the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Mr Bernard Francis McConville (Brian McConville)

Owner and Chair, MJM Group. For services to the economy and to charity in Northern Ireland.

Mr Paul Alexander Terrington

Head of Consulting, PwC UK and EMEA and lately Regional Chair, PwC Northern Ireland. For services to the economy in Northern Ireland.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Mrs Geraldine Brereton

Deputy Director, Universal Credit Operations, Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive. For services to social security.

Mr John Dalzell MBE

For services to fundraising for the Southern Area Hospice, Newry.

Mr John George Lillywhite

Chair, Kainos. For services to the technology sector in Northern Ireland.

Dr Philip Joseph McGarry DL

For services to mental health and to the community in Belfast.

Mr Alan John Lindsay Kennedy Moore MBE

For services to mass incident emergency planning in Northern Ireland.

Mr Jerome Patrick Mullen

Director, Newry Chamber of Commerce and the Clanry Group. For services to the economy in Northern Ireland and to Polish-Northern Irish relations.

Mr William Patrick Thomas O'Hara

For services to sailing.

Lord Diljit Singh Rana MBE

Chairman, Andras House Ltd. For services to business and to the economy in Northern Ireland.

Dr Oliver Edward Pattison Shanks

For services to the vulnerable in Northern Ireland.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Mr Alan Henry Black

For services to the community in South Armagh.

Ms Anne Blake

For services to adults with learning disabilities in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.

Mr Michael David Briggs

Executive Director, East Belfast Community Development Agency.  For services to the voluntary sector and to the community in east Belfast.

Mr Derek Capper

For services to young people in Northern Ireland.

Ms Hazel Carson

For services to people with genetic high risk of cancer in Northern Ireland.

Mr Norman David Carson

For services to charity and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Philip Cassidy

Global Executive Vice President, Concentrix. For services to entrepreneurship, to business and to the economy in Northern Ireland.

Mr Charles Wesley Duncan

For voluntary service to military veterans.

Mrs Sarah Ellen Griffiths

For charitable services to people with disabilities.

Mrs Florence Margaret Hand

Health and Wellbeing Manager, Northern Health and Social Care Trust. For services to the homeless.

Mr Ian Aubrey McDonald Harvey

For services to agriculture and to charity in Northern Ireland.

Miss Christine Hayes

Lately Systems, Analytics and Reward Officer, Ulster University. For services to higher education.

Mrs Claire Henderson

Head of Department, Quality, Careers and International Development, South Eastern Regional College. For services to further education in Northern Ireland.

Mr William Joseph Humphrey MLA

Member of the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for North Belfast. For public service, particularly during the Covid-19 Response.

Ms Catherine Jane Irwin

Volunteer, Girl Guides. For services to girl guiding.

Ms Karen McDowell

Station Commander, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and to the LGBTQ community.

Mr John Charles Kenneth McDowell

Director, Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd. For services to industry and to charity in Northern Ireland.

Mr William Thompson McElhinney

Lately Principal, Ashlea Primary School, Londonderry. For services to primary education in Northern Ireland.

Mr David Alistair McGowan

For services to sport and to reconciliation in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Helen Elizabeth McHugh

For services to education and to the Methodist Church in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Amanda McNamee

Principal, Lagan College. For services to education in Northern Ireland.

Mr Gordon Charles Penrose

Honorary President, Institute of Roofing. For services to the roof slating and tiling industry.

Mr Alastair John Rankin

For public and charitable services in Belfast.

Mr David John Marshall Robinson

Chairman of the Trustees, The Robinson Memorial Hospital. For services to the Health Board and the Covid-19 Response in north Antrim.

Mr Thomas Daniel Robinson

For voluntary service to education in Larne, County Antrim.

Ms Lynn Smith

Civilian Secretary, HQ 38 (Irish) Brigade, Northern Ireland Garrison. For services to defence.

Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Marilyn Warren

Lecturer, Southern Regional College. For services to education and children in Northern Ireland.

Mr Stephen Leslie Weir

For services to the Royal British Legion and to the community in County Antrim during Covid-19.

Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Mr Hugh Kirkpatrick Paul Bell

Chairman, Board of Governors, Aughnacloy College. For voluntary service to education in Northern Ireland.

Mr Michael David Black

For services to the Jewish community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Donald John Blair

Volunteer, 1st Greenisland Company, The Boys' Brigade. For services to young people in County Antrim.

Mr George Ivan Brown

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

Mr William Brown

For services to the food economy in Northern Ireland.

Mr David Terrance Butler

Access Manager, Translink. For services to public transport in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Margaret Campbell

For services to pipe bands and Sollus Highland Dancers.

Mrs Joycelyn Carson

For services to reserve forces and cadets in Northern Ireland.

Miss Myrtle Joan Clements

For services to Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Isabella Daisy Collum

For services to young people and to the community in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.

Ms Annie Irvine Cook

For voluntary services to older and isolated people in east Belfast.

Mr Daniel Martin Corr

For services to martial arts and to community relations in Glengormley, County Antrim.

Mrs Helen Martha Coulter

For services to cancer and stoma patients in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Patricia Anne Dallas

Volunteer and founding member, Ballywillan Girls' Brigade. For voluntary service to young people in Coleraine, County Londonderry.

Ms Elizabeth Doherty

Receptionist, Belfast Campus, Ulster University. For services to higher education.

Mr Thomas Edward Donnelly

For services to peace and reconciliation in Brookeborough, County Fermanagh.

Mrs Brigid Doyle

Head of Childcare, Queen's University Belfast. For services to higher education.

Ms Martyne Girvan

Higher Officer, Fraud Investigation Service, HM Revenue and Customs.  For services to mental health support during the Covid-19 crisis.

Mrs Evelyn Graham

For services to badminton and to the community in County Antrim.

Mr George Kenneth Graham

For services to young people and to the community in Fivemiletown, County Tyrone.

Mrs Karen Joanne Hamilton

For voluntary service to young people with autism and learning difficulties in Belfast.

Mrs Denise Hunt (Denise O’Neill)

For services to the hospitality sector and to the community in Carnlough, County Antrim.

Mrs Phyllis Brenda Jeffers

For services to guiding and to young people.

Mr Stephen Lenaghan

For services to adults with learning disabilities and to tourism in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Alana Lorraine McAllister

For services to the community in County Antrim.

Mr Rhys Joshua McClenaghan

For services to gymnastics.

Miss Maureen McKeown

For services to the community in Dungannon, County Tyrone.

Mrs Violet McKeown

For voluntary services to people with cancer and lymphedema in Northern Ireland.

Mr Jonathan Peter McMillen

Executive Officer, Syrian Refugee Project, Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive. For services to refugees.

Miss Elizabeth O'Donnell

For voluntary and charitable services to the community in Londonderry.

Mrs Peggy Margaret Mary O'Dwyer

For services to the community in Londonderry.

Mr Arthur Wilfred David Ovens

For services to peace and reconciliation in Brookeborough, County Fermanagh.

Mrs Sheila Mary McCafferty Palmer

For services to the community in north Down, Northern Ireland.

Mr James Hamilton Porter

For services to cancer research and the community in Castlederg, County Tyrone.

Mr Christopher James Preshaw

Chief Technician, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast. For services to higher education.

Mr William Simpson

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

Mrs Joan Young Totten

Manager, North Belfast Alternatives. For services to restorative justice and to community cohesion in Northern Ireland.

Mr Rodney Watson

For voluntary service to the scout movement in Counties Down and Armagh.

Queen’s Ambulance Medal (QAM)

Mrs Margaret Mary Barclay

Resource Manager, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

Queen’s Police Medal (QPM)

Detective Chief Inspector Norman James Lewis

Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Inspector Mark Roberts

Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Constable Robert McAllen

Police Service of Northern Ireland.

 

 

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