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Queen's New Years Honours 2020 - FE and skills

2nd January 2020

The New Years Honours List recognises the great achievements of people across the UK, it includes leaders and exceptional people from across all fields. Congratulations to those working in further education and skills who were awarded this year. Damehood Dr Caroline Allen, principal and chief executive officer, Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust – for services to education CBE Christine Hodgson, chair, Capgemini UK and chair, The Careers and Enterprise Company – for services to education Dr Susan Pember, director of policy and external relations, HOLEX and original author of the College governance code – for services to adult education OBE Pauline Anderson, director of learning and skills, Derby City Council and chair of the trustees of the Traveller Movement – for services to children and young people in Education Florence Davies, head of director general office and policy profession lead, Department for Education – for services to diversity and inclusion Corrienne Peasgood, principal of City College, Norwich and AoC board member – for services to safeguarding and construction skills in Norfolk Louise Proctor, head of National Careers Service – for services to education and careers Graham Razey, chief executive of the EKC Group, AoC board member and member of the principals’ reference group – for services to education MBE Diana Batchelor, principal of Abingdon and Witney College – for services to further and adult education Elaine Billington, lately chair of the North West Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network – for services to apprenticeships and young people in North West England Jenifer Burden, director of programmes for Gatsby Charitable Foundation and governor at LTE group – for services to education John Butler, lately chair of governors at Furness College – for services to FE Aziza Chaudry, quality manager for Adult Education Wolverhampton – for services to education Francis Clayton, chair of the Yorkshire and the Humber Apprenticeship Ambassador Network – for services to apprenticeships Lisa Dancer, adult education quality manager – for services to adult learners with mental health issues in the London Borough of Hillingdon Carolyn Keen, chair of governors, Westminster Adult Education Service – for services to adult education and the community in London Dominique Unsworth – for services to apprenticeships Peter Walters, training manager at WorldSkills UK – for services to the WorldSkills competition Yolande Stanley, former pâtisserie and confectionary training manager at WorldSkills – for service to young people in the hospitality industry British Empire medal Amanda Reeve, curriculum manager at Norfolk County Council Adult Learning – for services to education Kaiya Swain – for services to the WorldSkills competition You can see the full New Years Honours List here.