People from Gloucestershire recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019
Unsung heroes who make a difference to their communities have been honoured by the Queen.
Fifteen people from around Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire have received awards in the Birthday Honours List for their services in a range of areas, including education, policing and voluntary work.
The recipients are as follows:
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
- Timothy Hutchinson, of Newland, formerly chief executive of Hachette UK, for services to publishing and literature;
- Professor John Latham, of Chipping Camden, who is vice-chancellor of Coventry University, for services to higher education.
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
- Gavin Thomas, of Gloucestershire, formerly Chief Superintendent of Gloucestershire Constabulary and president of the Police Superintendents’ Association, for services to policing.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
- Paul Appleby, of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, for services to the creative industries in Bristol and Bath;
- Julie Dyer, of Stonehouse, for services to young people with special educational needs;
- Peter Floyd, of Old Down, South Gloucestershire, for services to the community in Bristol;
- Jane Horne, of Newent, who was a councillor for Forest of Dean District Council, for voluntary and charitable services to the community in the Forest of Dean;
- Roger Maggs, of Tetbury, who is chairman of the Port Talbot Waterfront Enterprise Zone, for services to the economy in Wales;
- Peter Pepys-Goodchild, of Cheltenham, for public and political service; Lynn Tyler, of Yate, South Gloucestershire, who is the executive assistant to Director, Air Support, Defence Equipment and Support, Ministry of Defence, for services to defence;
- Frances Watson, of Painswick, for services to people with learning disabilities in Gloucestershire;
- Dr Peter Whitehead, of Priors Norton, for services to equestrian sport science and medicine.
Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)
- Roger Beard, of Newent, for services to the community in Newent;
- Brendan McInerney, of Longford, for services to volunteering, the public sector and the community in Gloucestershire;
- Simon Paul, of Gloucestershire, for services to the community in Lechlade on Thames.
Edward Gillespie, Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, said: “Many congratulations to everyone honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019. They thoroughly deserve this recognition for the positive contributions they make to our communities.”