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. For services to the Transformation of the Child Support System. (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear) Nicholas Eustace Haddon Ferguson. Operations director, Child Support Agency, Department for Work and Pensions. Professor of Atmospheric Physics, Imperial College London. Director, Wound Healing Research Centre and director, Time Institute, Department of Dermatology and Wound Healing, Cardiff University.
For services to Employment, Skills and Apprenticeships in the Retail Sector. Chairman, DCD Group and Founding Member Edu Trust and Islamic Bank of Britain plc. For services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Work Services director, Department for Work and Pensions. Chief executive, P&O Ferries Division and president, UK Chamber of Shipping. Member of the European Parliament for the West Midlands and Co-Founder, Stonewall. Founding director, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge.