A former adult social care director will be knighted and the vice-chancellors of both Nottingham Trent University and University of Nottingham will receive CBEs among those on the New Year’s Honours list for 2021.
David Charles Pearson CBE, lately director of adult social care, Nottinghamshire County Council, will be knighted for his services to health and social care integration.
Both Professor Edward William Peck CBE, vice-chancellor of NTU and a deputy lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, and Professor Shearer Carroll West CBE, vice-chancer of UoN, will receive CBEs for services to Higher Education.
Professor Peck said: “I have had the privilege of working in two of the institutions that for me characterise all that is best about Great Britain, the NHS and our universities.
“I am profoundly grateful to receive this award and look forward to continuing to play my small part in making our country one where access to health and prosperity are open to all regardless of background.”
A total of 19 people from Nottinghamshire will be honoured – one will get a Knight Bachelor, three will get CBEs, four will receive OBEs, four will get MBEs and seven will get BEMs.
The full list of people from Nottinghamshire who earned New Year’s Honours 2021
David Charles Pearson CBE – lately director of adult social care, Nottinghamshire County Council. For services to health and social care integration.
Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Neville Alfred Baxter CBE – president, Nottingham Conservatives. For political service.
Professor Edward William Peck CBE – vice-chancellor, Nottingham Trent University. For services to Higher Education.
Professor Shearer Carroll West CBE – vice-chancellor, University of Nottingham. For services to Higher Education.
Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Professor Daniel John Clarke OBE – head, department of clinical engineering, Queens Medical Centre. For services to clinical engineering, particularly during COVID-19.
Professor Christopher Gerrard Moran OBE – national clinical director for trauma, NHS England and NHS Improvement. For services to trauma surgery.
Jacqueline Claudette Shears OBE – programme director, NHS Digital. For services to patient care.
Paul Venners OBE – managing director, LEEC Ltd. For services to hospital mortuaries and post-mortem facilities, particularly during the COVID-19 response.
Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Aquiline Chivinge MBE – senior nurse research leader, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to patients from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Catherine Robertson MBE – consultant professor, University of Nottingham. For services to occupational therapy.
Kelly Ann Vere MBE – director of technical skills and strategy, University of Nottingham. For services to Higher Education.
Claire Waldrom MBE – deputy headteacher, Rosehill School. For services to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.
Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)
Debbie Jayne Langford BEM – chair, Newark Branch, Royal British Legion. For voluntary services to Armed Forces veterans.
Gary Russell Longden BEM – for services to the community in Retford.
Tracy Madge BEM – interim associate chief nurse, NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG. For services to healthcare during COVID-19.
Gemma Normensell BEM – facilities manager, Marks and Spencer. For services to members of staff in Castle Donington during COVID-19.
Helen Louise Ridley BEM – partnership officer, Nottinghamshire Police. For services to policing.
Paula Claire Routledge BEM – for charitable services in Nottinghamshire.
Damien Robert Staples BEM – communications officer, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. For services to the NHS during COVID-19.