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On the announcement of the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2022, we would like to congratulate and celebrate the achievements of the following alumni and friends who are honourees in this year’s list.

The individuals celebrated below represent the inspiration and leadership that characterises Durham alumni the world over.

We are inspired by their success and honoured by their affiliation with our institution.


2022 Honours List

Ms Philippa D Charles OBE - Theology, Trevelyan College,1994 - For services to Arts, Culture and Community Recovery

Mr Alan Clifton MBE - Education (Modular) 1995 - For services to Children in Care

Lance Corporal Danielle Marie Collingridge-Moore MBE - Geography, St Cuthbert's Society, 2008 - Promotions in and appointments to the military division of the most excellent order of the British Empire

Miss Helen E Gibson MBE - Sociology, St Aidan's College, 2000 - For services to International Trade

Mr Oliver J Haydon OBE - History, St Chad's College, 2007 - For services to European Negotiations

Professor Nicola J Horsley CBE - Botany, St Aidan's College, 1982 - For services to Plant Health

Mr Michael P Howes-Roberts MBE - Biological Sciences, Trevelyan College,1994 - For services to Government Technology, particularly during the Covid-19 Response

Mr Alistair Jarvis CBE - For services to Higher Education, particularly during Covid-19

Mr Mark R Lloyd CBE - Business Administration, 2002 - For services to Local Government and to Charity

Professor Alan Lowdon OBE - Business Adminstration, 2001- For services to UK and US offshore wind collaboration

Mr Munir F Mamujee MBE - English Language & Linguistics, St Aidan's College,1995 - For services to Education and Exports

Sir Paul M Nurse CH DSc - Honorary, 2003 - For services to Science and Medicine in the UK and Abroad.

Sir William Russell KBE - Arts Combined, Grey College, 1987 - For services to Financial Innovation, Culture, and Wellbeing in the City of London particularly during Covid-19

Mr Mark A Sealy OBE MBE - Photographic Image, 2008 - For services to Art

Mr Michael J Sharrock OBE - Arts Combined, Hatfield College, 1980 - For services to Athletes with Disabilities

Mrs Margaret E Sidell BEM - Education, College of St Hild & St Bede,1966 - For services to the community in Barton-Upon-Humber, Lincolnshire, particularly during Covid-19

Mrs Rachel S Skinner CBE MICE - Geography, Hatfield College, 1998 - For services to Infrastructure

Ms Vivienne Stern MBE - For services to International Education

Miss Krystal A J Vittles BEM - Education, St Mary's College, 2006 - For services to Public Libraries

Sir Nigel D Wilson KBE - For services to the Finance Industry and Regional Development.