The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2022 was announced to coincide with the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
We would like to congratulate and celebrate the achievements of the following alumni, supporters and friends who are honourees in this year’s list.
The individuals celebrated below represent the inspiration and leadership that characterises the Durham Alumni Community the world over.
We are inspired by their success and honoured by their affiliation with our institution.
Sir Michael Arthur - For services to Higher Education
Mr Richard Barker CBE - For services to Healthcare in the North of England
Miss Helen C Bedford-Gay BEM - Education, Grey College, 1996 - For services to People Living with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva and their Families
Dr Nicola J Bradbear MBE - Botany, Graduate Society (now Ustinov College), 1982 - For services to Biodiversity
Mr Michael Brodie CBE - For services to Health, particularly during the Response to Covid-19
Mr Edward D Cornmell OBE - International Boundaries, Graduate Society (now Ustinov College), 1999 - For Public Service
Dr Timothy J Coulson CBE - Mathematics, St Chad's College, 1980 - For services to Education
Sir Julian M Hartley - English Literature/ Business Administration, Van Mildert College, 1999, For services to Healthcare
Dr Darren Richard Henley CBE - For services to the Arts
Mr Philip Husband - For Public Service
Professor Paul Layzell CBE - For services to Higher Education and Technology
Mr John N Maltby MBE - Engineering, Collingwood College, 1983 - For services to Young People
Dr Marion Oswald MBE - Law, Collingwood College, 1991 - For services to Digital Innovation
Mrs Susan Pyper, DCVO - Zoology, St Aidan's College, 1973 - Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Mr Martin D Railton BEM - Archaeology, St Cuthbert's Society, 1996 - For services to the community in Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria
Dame Louise M Richardson DBE - For services to Higher Education
Dame Susan Sainsbury DBE - For services to the Arts, particularly during Covid-19
Miss Emma L Spicer OBE - French, Trevelyan College, 1988 - For services to Girls' Education
Miss Jacqueline H Sutton MBE - Russian, St John's College, 1988 - For services to the Economy
Miss Ameeta Virk MBE - Education, Graduate Society (now Ustinov College), 2003 - For services to the Economy
Mr Richard M Walker OBE - Geography, St Aidan's College, 2001 - For services to Business and to the Environment
Mr Iain Watson OBE - For services to Culture and to the community in North-East England
Dr Rupert E Whitaker OBE - Combined Arts, College of St Hild & St Bede, 1982 - For services to Charity and to Public Health
Mr Paul Martin Wilson MBE - For services to Dance and to Inclusion in the Performing Arts Sector
Also see Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee