New Year Honours 2020

27 Jan 2020

We are delighted to congratulate the following alumni and members of the University recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours list.*

See also the main University website for details of honoured Oxford academics.

Companion of Honour (C.H.)
 
Sir Keith Thomas 1952 Balliol For services to the Study of History
       
Dame Commander Order of the Bath (D.C.B.)
 
Dame Melanie Dawes 1984 New College For Public Service
       
Dame Commander Order of the British Empire (D.B.E.)
 
Professor Dame Lynn Gladden
 
1982
 
Keble
 
For services to Academic and Industrial
Research in Chemical Engineering
       
Knight Bachelor
 
Professor Sir Anthony Cheetham

 

1965

 

St Catherine's

 

For services to Material Chemistry, UK Science
and Global Outreach
 
Sir Christopher Hampton
 
1964
 
New College
 
For services to Drama
 
Sir Simon Stevens
 
1984
 
Balliol
 
Chief Executive of the National Health Service.
For services to Health and the NHS in England
       
Companion of the Order of the Bath (C.B.)
 
Mr Peter Betts

 

1979

 

Mansfield

 

For services to International Climate
Change Agreements
 
Ms Lindy Cameron

 

1991

 

Balliol

 

Lately Director General, Country Programmes,
Department for International Development.
For services to International Development
 
Ms Philippa Helme
 
1978
 
St Anne's
 
For services to Parliament
 
Mrs Tamara Isaacs

 

1986

 

Balliol

 

Lately Director General, Department for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
For public service
 
Mr Ciaran Martin
 
1993
 
Hertford
 
For services to International and Global
Cyber Security
 
Ms Indra Morris
 
1992
 
Magdalen
 
For services to Social Mobility
 
Mr Jeremy Pocklington
 
1992
 
Exeter
 
For Public Service
 
Ms Clara Swinson

 

1993

 

Balliol

 

Director General, Global and Public Health,
Department of Health and Social Care.
For services to Healthcare Policy
 
Mr David Williams 1987 Corpus Christi For services to Government Finances
       
Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.)
 
Mr Lindsay Croisdale-Appleby
 
1992
 
St Hugh's
 
For services to British Foreign Policy
 
Dr Jamie Shea 1978 Lincoln For services to Diplomacy and Public Service
       
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)
 
Professor Julia Black
 
1985
 
Lincoln
 
For services to the Study of Law and Regulation
 
Mr Victor Chu
 
  Associate DFO
 
For services to Trade and Investment
 
Professor John Darwin
 
1966
 
St John's
 
For services to the Study of Global History
 
Mr Peter Freeman
 
1974
 
Balliol
 
For services to Housing and communities
 
Professor Peter John
 
1988
 
Jesus College
 
For services to Higher Education
 
Mr Keith Morgan
 
1982
 
University
 
For services to Small Business Finance
 
Mrs Gillian Reynolds
 
1954
 
St Anne's
 
For services to Radio
 
Mr Clive Richards

 

  Associate Donor

 

Philanthropist. For services to Charity
and to the Community in Herefordshire
 
Mr Thomas Riordan
 
1986
 
Trinity
 
For services to Local Government
 
Dr Hayaatun Sillem
 
1994
 
Queen's
 
For services to International Engineering
 
Mr Stephen Slack

 

1973

 

Christ Church

 

For services to the Archbishop's Council
and Church of England
 
Dr Andrew Taylor
 
1972
 
St John's
 
For services to Science and Technology
 
Professor Bee Wee
 
  Harris Manchester
 
For services to Palliative and End of Life Care
 
Professor Nicholas Woodhouse 1967 Christ Church For services to Mathematics
       
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)
 
Mr Paul Cann

 

1976

 

Hertford

 

For services to Combatting Loneliness
in Older People
 
Mr Robert Clarke
 
1967
 
Pembroke
 
For services to Broadcasting and Journalism
 
Dr Hilary Cottam
 
1984
 
St Hugh's
 
For services to the British Welfare State
 
Mr Miles Coverdale
 
2009
 
Corpus Christi
 
For Public Service
 
Mr Fergus Eckersley
 
2002
 
St Edmund Hall
 
For services to British Foreign Policy
 
Mr Timothy Fallowfield
 
1983
 
St Edmund Hall
 
For services to Disability Awareness
 
Dr Henrietta Hughes
 
1987
 
Christ Church
 
For services to the NHS
 
Mr Joseph Irvin
 
1974
 
  For services to Active Travel and to Charities
 
Mr Andrew Jowett
 
1980
 
Pembroke
 
For services to Education in Zambia
 
Ms Suzanne Lehrer

 

1990

 

Lady Margaret Hall

 

Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Service.
For Public Service
 
Dr Helen Munn

 

1996

 

Queen's

 

For services to the Advancement
of Medical Science
 
Dr Ramesh Pattni

 

2010

 

Blackfriars

 

For services to Interfaith Relations
and the Hindu Community in the UK
 
Miss Juliet Pleydell-Bouverie
 
1986
 
St Hugh's
 
For services to Stroke Survivors
 
Mr Paul Ramsbottom
 
1994
 
Corpus Christi
 
For services to Charity
 
Mr Michael Sayers

 

1962

 

Keble

 

For services to Promoting Law Reform and
the Rule of Law
 
Mr James Sherr
 
1974
 
St Catherine's
 
For services to British Interests Overseas
 
Ms Hannah Yusuf-George 2006 New College For Public Service
       
Member of the Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.)
 
Mr David Alston
 
1971
 
Corpus Christi
 
For services to the Arts
 
Mrs Elizabeth Beattie

 

1979

 

Keble

 

For services to Education and
UK/Australia Relations
 
Mr Peter Burke
 
1966
 
New College
 
For services to Heritage Education
 
Ms Carolyn Butlin

 

1987

 

Green

 

For services to Probation
and Community Safety
 
Dr Brian Gardner

 

1967

 

Queen's

 

Lately Member, British Association of
Spinal Cord Injury Specialists.
For services to People affected by
Spinal Cord Injuries
 
Professor Edward Hawkins

 

1995

 

Pembroke

 

For services to Climate Science
and Science Communication
 
Mr Charles Manby

 

1976

 

Merton

 

For services to charity
and People with Cancer
 
Dr Mahiben Maruthappu

 

2009

 

Green Templeton

 

For services to Health
and Social Care Technology
 
Mrs Nicola Perrin
 
1992
 
New College
 
For services to Science
 
Mr Timothy Streatfeild
 
1966
 
Lincoln
 
For services to Charity
 
Dr Charles Tannock
 
1976
 
Balliol
 
For political service to International Relations
and Human Rights

 

*This list is correct as of 27 January 2020 according to checks against University records. If you notice any inaccuracies or omissions, please contact us.

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