New Year Honours List: Leeds and West Yorkshire

Check out a list of those who have received a gong in the New Year Honours List from Leeds and West Yorkshire.


Prof John Fisher. Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Deputy vice-Chancellor, University of Leeds. For services to biomedical engineering.


Kevan Baker. Chairman of WheelPower. For voluntary service to disability sports.

Richard Bottomley. Senior partner, KPMG. For services to the accountancy profession and to business.

Dr Pinnaduwage Ariyaraten De Silva. Formerly consultant physician at Dewsbury and District Hospital. For services to medicine.

Jean Dent. Formerly director of city development, Leeds City Council. For services to local government.

Maj Ashley Rawlins. For services to the community in West Yorkshire.

Jonathan Sands. Chairman, Elmwood Design. For services to the creative industries.


Susan Dudley-Smith. For services to the Riding for Disabled Association and to the community.

Robert Gettings. For services to the community in Leeds.

Brian Hazell. For charitable services overseas.

Charles James. For services to the GMB union and to the community in Leeds.

Beverley Kenny. Head of catering and event management, University of Leeds. For services to higher education.

Mark Law. Chief executive Officer, Barca-Leeds. For services to disadvantaged people in Leeds.

Keith Madeley. For services to the community.

Judith Marsden. Formerly senior residential officer co-ordinator, Leeds Metropolitan University. For services to higher education.

Tom Moran. Professional standards co-ordinator, Police Superintendents' Association of England and Wales. For services to the police.

John Nash. For services to the community in Castleford.

Jennifer Ward. For services to young people and to the community in Leeds.

Margaret Wood. Managing director, ICW (UK). For services to business.

Dr Marjorie Ziff. For services to the community in Leeds.

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