Director, UK Stroke Research Network and Clinical director, Newcastle University. (Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear) Christine Forster. Principal and vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University. (St Albans, Hertfordshire) Professor Joanna Dorothy Haigh. Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands. (Solihull, West Midlands) Professor Keith Gordon Harding. (Jaqueline DUNBAR) Postgraduate Dean, North West Region. For service to the UK's International Development Effort in Afghanistan. (Dunblane, Stirling and Falkirk) Professor Gary Ashley Ford. For services to the Financial Administration of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Deputy director and head, Department for International Development Afghanistan. Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands and Co-Founder, Stonewall.
For services to Sport and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. (Ombersley, Worcestershire) John Charles Mc Intosh, OBE. Morrell Professor Emerita of Political Philosophy, University of York. (York, North Yorkshire) Ms Carolyn Elizabeth Miller. Former chief executive, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Headteacher, Woodside High School, Haringey, and Past president, Association of School and College Leaders. Headmistress, Watford Grammar School for Girls, Hertfordshire, and president, Freedom and Autonomy For Schools National Association. (Radlett, Hertfordshire) Mrs Joan Christine Mc Vittie. For services to the Pension Industry and to Charity. Executive Headteacher, Brindishe Green School, Brindishe Lee School and Lee Manor School, Lewisham.