New Year’s Honours – 2023 (West Yorkshire)

West Yorkshire Honours

Order of the British Empire Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Yvette Alison OADE

United Kingdom Lately Interim Regional Medical Director for North East and Yorkshire, NHS England and NHS Improvement. For services to Women in the NHS

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Mr Afshin AMIRAHMADI Managing Director, Arla Foods UK. For services to the Dairy Industry

Mrs Helen Anne GAUNT Lately Specialist Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service, Yorkshire and Humberside. For services to Law and Order

Ms Sharon Kaur JANDU Director, Yorkshire Asian Business Association. For services to International Trade

Mrs Sandra NEEDHAM DL Chief Executive, West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce. For services to Business and to the Economy

Mrs Jane Alison READ Clinical Framework Progression Lead, Directorate of Security, His Majesty's Prison and Probation Service. For Public Service

Ms Helen WEBB Lately Chief People and Services Officer, Co-operative Society. For services to Equality, Inclusion and Wellbeing

Members of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Peter Winston BELFIELD Lately Medical Director for Invited Service Reviews, Royal College of Physicians and Lately Chair, St Gemma's Hospice. For services to Patient Safety and Care

Mr Richard BURNS United Kingdom Customer Compliance Group, Customs and International Trade, HM Revenue and Customs. For Public Service

Mr Stuart James CLARKE Festival Director, Leeds Digital Festival. For services to the Technology Sector

Mrs Elizabeth Mary DEIGNAN For services to Cycling

Ms Janet Penelope FORSHAW United Kingdom Head of Education, Coram Life Education. For services to Education during Covid-19

Mr Richard HOLMES Managing Director, Cryer & Stott. For services to the British Food Industry

Mr Bryndon HUGHES Founder and Trustee, PC Nicola Hughes Memorial Fund and Consultant, Victims Advisory Panel, Ministry of Justice. For services to People Affected by Crime

Mr Shadim HUSSAIN United Kingdom Chief Executive, My Foster Family. For services to Equality and to the Foster Care System

Mrs Sarah JOHAL United Kingdom Strategic Leader, Regional Adoption Agencies. For services to Adoption and Fostering

Mr Christopher KAMARA United Kingdom For services to Association Football, to Anti-Racism and to Charity

Mrs Ruth Ann KERRY Victim Liaison Officer, Yorkshire and the Humber Public Protection Unit, Probation Service, HM Prison and Probation Service. For services to Victims

Professor David Nicholas LERNER (BARNEY LERNER) For services to the Environment in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Professor Andrew Steven LOCKEY President, Resuscitation Council UK. For services to Resuscitation Training

Mr Edward Fletcher LYNCH United Kingdom Co-Founder, RJC Dance. For services to Dance

Dr Shaid MAHMOOD Chair of Governors, Leeds City College Group. For services to Further Education in Leeds

Ms Keranjeet Kaur VIRDEE Chief Executive and Artistic Director, South Asian Arts UK. For services to the Arts, particularly South Asian Music and Dance

Mr Jonathan Gerard WAKEMAN United Kingdom Founder and Artistic Director, East Street Arts. For services to the Arts

Karen WATSON Founder and Artistic Director, East Street Arts. For services to the Arts

Miss Rachael Clare WHITAKER United Kingdom Policy Manager, Offender Health and Secure Services, Department of Health and Social Care. For services to Mental Health Policy

Mrs Helena WHITBREAD England Historian and Editor. For services to History and to Literature

Ms Kathleen Winnifred WILLIAMS United Kingdom Co-Founder and Director, RJC Dance. For services to Dance

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire

Mrs Marjorie Zoe BLACK Police Staff Community Assessor, West Yorkshire Police. For services to Policing and to Charity

Ms Angela GABRIEL Community Champion, Leeds in Bloom and lately Councillor, Leeds City Council. For services to the community in Leeds

Mr John Martin PROCTER For services to the community in Farsley, West Yorkshire

Mrs Margaret WEBSTER For services to the community in Scholes, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire