Kuwait Professor of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics.
Director of International Climate Change, Department for Energy and Climate Change.
For services to the Arts and to UK/Estonian cultural relations.
Formerly Senior Principal Dancer, English National Ballet.
Director, Civil Service Capability Group, Cabinet Office. Formerly Professor of Dermatology, Cardiff University.
(Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire) Professor Noel Lloyd.
(West Kingston, Surrey) William Gordon Baxter, OBE, DL.
(Holmfirth, West Yorkshire) Mrs Patricia Baskerville. Head of Safer Custody and Offender Policy, National Offender Management Service, Ministry of Defence.
Executive director, Adult, Health and Community Wellbeing, Essex County Council and president, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. (Buckinghamshire) Mrs Hilda Elsie Marguerite Patten, OBE.
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy chief executive Officer, Jobcentre Plus, Department for Work and Pensions.