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Alumni in Queen's birthday honours 2016

21 June 2016

Following the announcement of the Queen’s birthday honours list, we're delighted to congratulate Bristol alumni who have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and service.


  • Francis Farr-Cox (BSc 1973), Biodiversity Officer, Environment Agency, for public and voluntary services to the natural environment in Somerset.


  • Professor Margaret Snowling FBA (BSc 1976), Professor of Psychology and President, St John's College, Oxford, for services to science and the understanding of Dyslexia.


  • Margaret Jeans (BEd 1982), Partner and Director, Al Manahil International LLC and Educational Consultancy, Sultanate of Oman, for services to Omani-British relations.
  • Sara Everett (BA 1978), Pavilion Director, Milan Expo 2015, UK Trade and Investment, for services to diplomacy and the UK's reputation overseas.
  • Dr Stephen Huntington FREng (BSc 1968), Former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, HR Wallingford, for services to engineering and environmental hydraulics.
  • Mr Mark Lund (BA 1981), Chief Executive, McCann Worldgroup UK, for services to the advertising industry.
  • Professor Edward Melhuish (BSc 1971), Research Professor, University of Oxford and Birkbeck, University of London, for services to social science.
  • Professor Ruth Northway (PhD 1999), Professor of Learning Disability Nursing, University of South Wales, for services to learning disability nursing.


  • Margaret Bersey (MSc 2003), Social Worker and Team Manager, Plymouth City Council, for services to children and families.
  • Dr Stephen Bold FREng (MSc 1974), for services to rngineering, rducation and to charity.
  • Helen Falcon (BDS 1977), Lead Postgraduate Dental Dean for England, for services to dental education.
  • Mr Thomas Nimmo (MEng 2006), Co-founder,, for services to the sharing economy.

You can view the entire Queen's birthday honours list 2016 online.

Further information

If you're a Bristol graduate and we haven't listed you here, it may be that we don't have your details. We'd love to hear from you, so please do get in touch with us at to share your achievements.