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Published: 29 January 2024



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We are delighted to congratulate the following members of the University recognised in the 2024 New Year Honours list.*

Knight / Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael & St. George (G.C.M.G.)

Sir Stephen Lovegrove Corpus Christi 1986 For services to National Security

Knight Commander of the Bath (K.C.B.)

Sir Max Hill St Peter's 1983 For services to Law and Order

Knight Commander of St. Michael & St. George (K.C.M.G.)

Sir Thomas Drew Trinity 1989 For services to British Foreign Policy and National Security

Knight Bachelor

Sir Stephen Hester LMH 1979 For services to Business and to the Economy

Companion of the Order of the Bath (C.B.)

Rear Admiral Andrew Betton St Edmund Hall 1987  
Mr Liam Laurence Smyth New College 1974 For services to Parliament
Mr Kenneth Thomson Christ Church 1984 For Public Service
Dr Abigail Tierney Magdalen 1996 For Public Service

Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.)

Ms Jane Nelson Magdalen 1983 For services to Business and to Sustainability

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.)

Ms Catherine Dovey Regent's Park 1991 For services to Philanthropy, to Women and Girls, to the Arts and to the Economy
Dr Philip George Christ Church 1968 For services to the Arts in Wales
Dr Laura Gilbert LMH 2003 For services to Technology and Analysis
Professor Roger Goodman St Antony's 1982 For services to Social Science
The Revd Nicky Gumbel Wycliffe Hall 1983 For services to the Church of England
Professor Andrew Hopkins Wadham 1994 For services to Science and to Innovation
Professor Ronald Hutton St John's 1976 For services to History
Mr Michael Jary Merton 1982 For Public Service
Mr Chris Kingsley Wadham 1985 For services to the Creative Industries
Mr Jason Kingsley St John's 1984 For services to the Creative Industries
Ms Kate Mosse New College 1981 For services to Literature, to Women and to Charity
Professor Andrew Pettegree Merton 1976 For services to Literature
Dr Ann Prentice Somerville 1970 For services to British and Global Public Health Nutrition
Ms Jessica Pulay Christ Church 1984 For services to Public Finances
Professor Elizabeth Robertson St Hugh's 1975 For services to Medical Sciences
Mr Mark Yallop University 1978 For services to the Financial Sector and to Charity

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)

Mr Edward Album Christ Church 1956 For services to Railway Heritage and to the communities in the North of England
Mr Kevin Burke Green Templeton 1990 For services to Charity and to Philanthropy
Mr Thomas Critchley New College 2015 For services to Evidence-Based Policy
Mr Laurence Cummings Christ Church 1986 For services to Music
Dr Oliver Ford Davies Merton 1958 For services to Drama
Mrs Laura Hickey St Peter's 1999 For services to Crisis Management and British Foreign Policy
Mr Ian Matthews St Anne's 2015 For services to Defence
Mr Lukas May St Edmund Hall 2008 For services to International Trade
Mr David Sprackling Worcester 1993 For Public Service
Professor Richard Templer Balliol 1981 For services to Climate Innovation
Mrs Jane Toogood Somerville 1983 For services to the Low Carbon Hydrogen Sector
Professor Joyce Tyldesley St Cross 1981 For services to Egyptology and Heritage
Mr Vinaichandra Venkatesham Jesus College 1999 For services to Sport
Mr Colin Whorlow University 1983 For services to National Security
Mr Carl Woodall Associate   For services to Parliament
Professor Julia Yeomans Somerville 1973 For services to Physics
Ms Zehra Zaidi Kellogg 2015 For services to International Development, to Humanitarian Action and to Community Cohesion

Member of the Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.)

Ms Laura Coryton St Catherine's 2017 For services to Charitable Campaigning
Dr Edward Day University 1992 For services to Vulnerable People
Mr Paul Fairweather St John's 1974 For services to Disabled People and to the LGBT Community in the North West
Baroness Catherine Fall St Hilda's 1986 For services to Culture
Mr Nigel Fossey Brasenose 1989 For services to British Education Overseas.
Mr Neil Greenwood St Catherine's 1981 For services to Museums
Dr John Grimshaw Magdalen 1986 For services to Tree Health and Plant Conservation
Mr Ian Hewitt St Edmund Hall 1966 For services to Tennis and to Charity
Ms Anna Lapwood Magdalen 2013 For services to Music
Mr Colin Liddell Balliol 1973 For services to Theatre and the Arts in Scotland
Mrs Zama Mbatha Green Templeton 2020 For services to Teenagers with Learning Difficulties in the London Borough of Newham
Mr Steven Miller Keble 1991 For services to Heritage and Tourism
Dr Calypso Nash St Hilda's 2008 For services to British Foreign Policy.
The Revd Canon Crispin Pailing Queen's 1994 For services to the community in Liverpool, Merseyside
Professor Matthew Snape St Cross   For services to Public Health, particularly during Covid-19
Dr Andrew Stott University 1977 For services to Nature and Climate
The Revd Professor Elizabeth Stuart Jesus College 1981 For services to Higher Education
Mr Laurie Thraves St Hugh's 2003 For Public Service
Dr Rosie Trevelyan St Peter's 1984 For services to Environmental Science and International Conservation.
Ms Theresa Wise Somerville 1983 For services to Broadcasting

Member of the British Empire Medal (B.E.M.)

Mr Brian Mooney Magdalen 1968 For services to the community in the City of London and to his local community in Coggeshall, Essex


*This list is correct as of 20 February 2024 according to checks against University records. If you notice any inaccuracies or omissions, please contact us.