New Year Honours 2015
The Heritage Alliance is delighted to announce that it’s Chief Executive, Kate Pugh, has been awarded an OBE for services to heritage.
Kate, who took up her post in 2003, said ‘I’m thrilled with this award not just for me but for the recognition it gives the Alliance and to everyone who has had a hand in making it the success it is today’.
David Verey (For services to Arts Philanthropy).
A CVO went to: Michal Day Chief Executive Historic Royal Palaces.
CBE’s went to:
Sandra Dawe Lately Chief Executive, VisitBritain. For services to the Tourism Industry; Judith Kelly, OBE, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre. For services to the Arts; Diane Lees Director General, Imperial War Museums. For services to Museums; Dr Bridget Mcconnell Chief Executive, Culture and Sport Glasgow. For services to Culture; Stephen Quartermain Chief Planner, Department for Communities and Local Government. For services to Planning Infrastructure. Sarah Staniforth Formerly Museums and Collections director National Trust [Alliance member]; John Quinlan Terry Architect. For services to Classical Architecture.
OBE’s went to:
Diana Beattie Director, Heritage of London Trust [Alliance member]. For services to National Heritage. Professor Stewart Brymer Honorary president and lately chairman Dundee Heritage Trust. For voluntary service to Culture and Heritage in Dundee; Michael Cantlay Chairman, VisitScotland. For services to the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in Scotland. Henry Cotterill Formerly president Country Landowners’ Association [Alliance member], services to the Rural Commnity and to Charity. Alexande Hamilton For services to Maritime Heritage; Leventis Edmée Pistis For Services to Arts Philanthropy; Faith Liddell Director, Festivals Edinburgh. For services to the Arts; Robert Maskrey For voluntary and charitable services to the Arts and the community in Wales and Herefordshire; Bruce Minto Chairman, Board of Trustees, National Museums Scotland. For services to Culture; John Newbigin Chair, Creative England. For services to the Creative Industries and the Arts; Justine Mary Simons. Head of Cultural Policy, Mayor of London’s Office. For services to Culture in London;
MBE’s went to:
Ann Carter Project Director, Imperial War Museums. For services to Museums. Keith Chapman For services to Arts and Culture in Hampshire; Gordon Hector Cole Master Arrowsmith. For services to Heritage Crafts; Paul Cummins Ceramic Artist. For services to Art and First World War Commemorations; Reverend Dr Richard Hills For services to Industrial Heritage; Tiffany Hunt For services to Heritage in North West England; Gurmel Singh Kandola Chief Executive, National Sikh Museum, Derby. For services to the Community; Dr Patrick Alfred Morris Volunteer, National Trust [Alliance member]. For services to the Natural and Historic Environment; Tom Piper, Theatre Designer. For services to Theatre and First World War Commemorations; Carol Rogers Executive Director, Education and Visitors, National Museums Liverpool and Project Leader, House of Memories. For services to Museums; Andrew Wallis Curator, The Guards Museum. For services to the Commemoration of National Heritage and charity. Bryce Sutherland Wilson Historian. For services to Culture in the Orkney Isles.
British Empire medals went to:
June Davey Volunteer Room Steward and Tour Guide, Clandon Park. For services to Heritage in Surrey; Paul William Evans Curator Internal Fire Museum of Power, Tanygroes, Ceredigion. For services to the Preservation and Promotion of British Industrial Heritage and Tourism; Pauline Holloway For services to National Maritime Heritage; Michael Lawson For services to Heritage and to the community in Chadderton Greater Manchester; Colin Alastair Mackie Creator of the Directory of British Diplomats, services to heritage and public history; Catrione Mackinnon For services to the Gaeli Language and Culture. Roger Douglas Parmiter Formerly Chair Friends of Oystermouth Castle, Swansea. For services to Heritage and to the community in Swansea; David Smith For services to the Heritage of Robert Burns; David George Stone Formerly head Gardener Mottisfont Abbey, National Trust. For services to Horticultural Heritage; Jonathan Harry Taylor, English Civil War Society. For services to heritage; John David Thomas For voluntary service to the National Railways Museum; Dr Arthur James Winfield Project Leader Mither Kirk Project. For services to Heritage in Aberdeen.
For the ful list of New Year Honours 2014, see the Gov.uk website here.