Kent Honours List

Honours List

Birthday & New Year Honours

Kent Birthday Honours 2022 Announced

Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Commander (CBE)
  • Ms Melissa CASE. Lately Director, Family and Criminal Justice Policy, Ministry of Justice and Chair, The Laura Case Trust. For Public and Voluntary Service.
  • Miss Tracey CROUCH MP. Member of Parliament for Chatham and Aylesford. For Parliamentary and Public Service.
  • Mr Lawrence HAYNES. Lately Chairman, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. For voluntary service to RAF Personnel and Veterans.
  • Dr Darren HENLEY OBE. Chief Executive, Arts Council England. For Services to the Arts.
  • Mr Matthew TOOMBS. Director of Campaigns and Engagement, COP26, Cabinet Office. For Public Service.
Officer (OBE)
  • Mr Andrew HARMER. Managing Director, Cruise Lines International Association UK and Ireland. For Services to the Maritime Sector.
  • Mr Mohammed MUNIM. For Services to the British Bangladeshi Catering Industry.
  • Mrs Isobel TOWNSLEY. Explosives Policy Lead, Home Office. For Public Service.
Member (MBE)
  • Mr Guy ADDINGTON. Water Safety Lead, South East and Volunteer Helm, Margate Lifeboat Station, Royal National Lifeboat Institution. For Services to Maritime Safety.
  • Mrs Denise CHEVIN. For Services to the Built Environment.
  • Mr Maxwell MANLEY. Head of Dental Department, Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability. For Services to Dentistry.
  • Mr Gurvinder SANDHER. Chief Executive Officer, Cohesion Plus. For Services to the Arts and to the community in Kent.
  • Ms Georgina SECCOMBE (Georgina Harland). Chef de Mission, Team GB Olympic Games 2022. For Services to Olympic Sport.
  • Ms Angela WHELAN. Assistant Director, International Engagement and Protocol, Department for International Trade. For Services to Trade and Investment.
Medallist (BEM)
  • Mrs Joanna BROOKBANK. Group Scout Leader, 4th Sevenoaks (St John’s) Scout Group. For Services to young people in Kent, particularly during Covid-19.
  • Mr Reginald BUTCHER. For Services to Marine Conservation in the City of London.
  • Mr Patrick CANTELLOW. Volunteer and Campaigner. For Services to Youth Employment in Kent.
  • Mr Martin YORKE. Scout Leader, 10th Medway Sea Scouts. For Services to Young People and to the Community in Kent, particularly during Covid-19.
Kent New Year Honours 2022 Announced

Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Commander (CBE)
  • Professor Martin KNAPP. Director, NIHR School for Social Care Research and Professor, Health and Social Care Policy, London School of Economics. For Services to Social Care Research.
  • Dr John STAGEMAN OBE. Chairman, LifeArc. For services to the Translation of Medical Research.
  • Mrs Susie WARRAN-SMITH. Chair, Produced in Kent. For services to Small Businesses in the UK Food Industry.
Officer (OBE)
  • Colonel (Retd) Christopher ARGENT QVRM TD DL. Chair, United Kingdom Reserve Forces’ Association. For voluntary service to Reserve Forces in the UK and NATO.
  • Mrs Julie BOUVERAT. For Political Service.
  • Mr Anthony BRADDON. Philanthropist. For voluntary and charitable services to Homeless People and Underprivileged Children in London and the South East
  • Dr Elizabeth BREEZE. Director, Centre for Philanthropy and Director, University of Kent. For services to Philanthropic Research and Fundraising.
  • Ms Julie FOLEY. Director, Flood Risk Management Strategy and National Adaptation, Environment Agency. For services to Managing Flood Risk.
  • Mr Jonathan SESNAN. Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Greenwich Leisure Ltd. For services to the UK Leisure Industry, particularly during Covid-19.
Member (MBE)
  • Mrs Morenike AJAYI. Founder, Career Nuggets. For services to Race Equality and Inclusion
  • Mr Antoine-Philippe BOO. First Secretary Migration and Borders, British Embassy Paris. For services to UK Border Security
  • Mr Thomas COOKSON. Chairman, Physics Partners, Kent. For services to Education.
  • Mrs Barbara COOPER. Corporate Director Growth, Environment and Transport, Kent County Council. For services to Transport and to the Covid-19 Response.
  • Mr Kevin DICKENS. Director of Resources, The Abbey School, Faversham, Kent. For services to Education.
  • Mrs Tracy LUKE. Chair of Governors, Turner Free School, Folkestone, Kent. For services to Education.
  • Mr George MARCAR. Driver Policy Implementation Manager, Transport for London. For services to Transport in London.
  • Mrs Carol MOODY. Foster Carer, Kent. For services to Foster Care.
  • Mr Derek MOODY. Foster Carer, Kent. For services to Foster Care.
  • Dr Robert PERKS. Lead Curator, Oral History and Director of National Life Stories, British Library. For services to Libraries, to the National Archives and to Oral History, particularly during Covid-19.
  • Ms Hilary PERRIN. Lately Director, Regional Organisation, The Labour Party. For Political Service.
  • Mrs Yvonne ROGAN. Policy Adviser, Public Bodies Team, Cabinet Office. For services to Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Mr Jeremy ROOK. Head, Business Assurance, H.M. Prison Elmley. For services to Reducing Reoffending.
  • Mr David SHARP. For services to Broadcasting and to Education.
  • Mr Wayne SMITH. For services to People with Mental Health Issues and the community in Dover, Kent
  • Mr Martyn STYLES. For services to Junior and Youth Sailing.
Medallist (BEM)
  • Mrs Liesje ATHWAL. For services to the community in Tonbridge, Kent, particularly during Covid-19
  • Mrs Eliza ECCLESTONE. For services to the community in Sevenoaks, Kent during Covid-19.
  • Mrs Claire RITCHIE. For services to the community in Sevenoaks, Kent, particularly during Covid-19.
  • Mrs Kelly SHORT. Co-Lead, Cancer Support Network, Environment Agency. For services to People Affected by Cancer.
  • Dr Darren SMART. For services to Public Libraries.
  • Miss Pamela TOLHURST. For services to the community in Gillingham, Kent