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Reading alumni recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Release Date 27 June 2017

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The University of Reading would like to congratulate our alumni that were recognised for their extraordinary achievements in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2017, announced on Friday 16 June.

  • Sir Mark J Boleat (MA European Studies, 1971) - made a Knight Bachelor, for services to the financial services industry and to local government in London.
  • Mrs Cheryl J Cates (BA French, 1979) - made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to equality and diversity.
  • Miss Ruth J Sara (MSc Chemistry and Education, 1979) - made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to young people in the South West of England.
  • Mrs Katharine M Horler (Certificate in Vocational Guidance, 1985 - Institute of Education) - made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to further education.
  • Dr Pushpinder Chowdhry (MA Counselling 1994 - Institute of Education) - made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the Asian community in the UK.
  • Dr Deborah K Goodwin (PhD Politics, 2002) - made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to Armed Forces staff education.
  • Mrs Gillian C Norton (Henley MBA - whilst still Henley Management College) - made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to local government.
  • Mr Thomas A Whitfield (Exec Ed Henley Management Course, 2005 - whilst still Henley Management College) - made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the NHS.
  • Mr David E Curry (Henley MBA, 2003 - whilst still Henley Management College) - awarded the Queens Fire Service Medal, for distinguished service.
  • Mr John B Allinson (Exec Ed Corporate Programme - whilst still Henley Management College) - made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the Tadworth and Walton Overseas Aid Trust.
  • Mr Junier Browne (Certificate in Management, 2001 - whilst still Henley Management College) - made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to the environment, diversity and the community in Leeds.
  • Mr Duncan Tree (Exec Ed Developing Leaders, 2009 - Henley Business School) - made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, for services to health and social care.
  • Professor Jane Turner (Certificate in Coaching, 2005 - whilst still Henley Management College) - made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for services to business engagement.
  • Mr Christopher S Norman (MSc Regional and Urban Planning, 1978) - awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery, for subduing an armed man.
    • Mr Norman was also awarded an Honorary Degree by the University of Reading in 2015, following his act of bravery.

 

 

 

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