On the announcement of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021, we would like to congratulate and celebrate the achievements of the following alumni who are honourees in this year’s list.
From supporting women to access education, to the protection of our natural world, to special efforts made during the global pandemic - those individuals celebrated below represent the inspiration and leadership that characterises Durham alumni the world over.
We are inspired by their success and honoured by their affiliation with our institution.
Ms Sally Alexander St Mary's College, Music, 1996 MBE For services to Education
Lt Colonel Richard Alston University College, Anthropology, 1997 OBE Military division
Mr Alexis Boon College of St Hild & St Bede, Geography, 1997 Queen's Police Medal
Mr Andrew Burns OBE Hatfield College, Geography, 1992 CB Military division
Dr Frederick Clements Van Mildert College, Zoology, 1983 OBE For services to Conservation and Policy
Mr Michael Cunningham QPM University College, Theology, 1984 CB For services to Policing and public service
Mrs Frances Elliot College of St Hild & St Bede, Modern Languages, 1998 MBE For services to the community in Harrogate during Covid-19
Mr Henry Faure Walker Hatfield College, English Literature, 1994 MBE For services to Regional News and Journalism and to Charity
Miss Wendy Hardaker Trevelyan College, Law & Politics, 1994 CB For services to the Law
Mrs Norma Higton St Cuthbert's Society, Economics, 1977 BEM For services to the community in Wragby, Lincolnshire during Covid-19
Ms Emma Howard Boyd St John's College, Economics & Law, 1986 CBE For services to the Environment
Mr William Husband University College, Education (Secondary), 1989 MBE For services to Young People
Mrs Rachel Huxford University College, English Literature, 1997 MBE For services to the RAF Community during Covid-19
Dr Peter Knights Van Mildert College, Zoology, 1975 OBE For services to wildlife conservation
Mrs Shelagh Legrave OBE St John's College, Arts Combined, 1980 CBE For services to Education
Mrs Christine Megson MIMgt St Aidan's College, French, 1970 MBE For services to Gender Equality
Ms Mahtab Morovat Academic Practice, 2019 BEM For services to Charity in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
General Timothy Radford DSO OBE St Chad's College, Politics, 1984 KCB Military division
Mr Robert Sherman Van Mildert College, Russian, 1971 BEM For services to the community in Harbury, Warwickshire particularly during Covid-19
Mr Jack Stallworthy University College, Modern Languages, 2012 MBE For services to British foreign policy
Mr R Neville Tate University College, Education, 1975 OBE For services to Education
Mr Peter Xeros Graduate Society, Community & Youth Work Studies, 1993 MBE For services to Children and Young People
View the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021.