Queen's birthday honours list names leading professionals in Ham&High area
LEADING figures from the Ham&High area in the realms of education, science, public services and the arts have been named in the Queen s Birthday Honours. Among those on the list, published today, is South End Green resident Prof Julia Goodfellow, who was
LEADING figures from the Ham&High area in the realms of education, science, public services and the arts have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Among those on the list, published today, is South End Green resident Prof Julia Goodfellow, who was awarded a DBE for services to science.
The professor, who is vice chancellor of Kent University, has presided over biology research funding in the UK as well as working extensively with schools and communications in the sphere.
She said: "It's always a surprise -you see the letter and you think it's a joke but then you realise it's not. I'm honoured and delighted. The state of scientific research in the UK is fantastic - we are world leading. We are ahead of the US in terms of efficiency, even if they have greater volume."
* Former Independent Police Complaints Commission chairman Nick Hardwick, of West Hampstead, was honoured with a CBE for public services.
* Golders Green resident Prof David Latchman, master of Birkbeck College, was made a CBE for services to higher education.
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* Highgate resident Harold Tillman, chairman of Jaeger and the British Fashion Council was made a CBE for services to the fashion industry.
* Camden Town's Dr Kartar Lalvani was made an OBE for services to the pharmaceutical industry and to charity.
* Dr Richard Stone, of Hampstead, was made an OBE for public and voluntary service.
* In Kentish Town, Sir John Humphrey De Trafford was awarded an MBE for public service while Fiona Rawes, the director of Heart of the City, was given the same award for services to corporate responsibility.