In full: New Year’s honours list 2015 in Scotland

Faith Liddell is awarded a OBE for services to the Arts. Picture: TSPL
Faith Liddell is awarded a OBE for services to the Arts. Picture: TSPL
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A LIST of the recipients of the Queens New Year Honours list in Scotland.



Miss Louise Mary Tait. Communications secretary for Scotland Royal Household.



Mrs Susan Margaret Bruce. Chief executive City of Edinburgh Council. For services to Local Government in Scotland. (Fintry, Stirling and Falkirk)

Ms Carol Ann Duffy, CBE. Poet Laureate. For services to Poetry. (Manchester, Greater Manchester)

The Rt Hon Anne Catherine McGuire, MP for Stirling. For parliamentary and political services. (Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire)

Mrs Fiona Woolf, CBE. For services to the legal profession, diversity and the City of London.


Mrs Mary Stewart MacKlin. Chief executive Officer, of The Klin Group. For services to Economic Regeneration and Entrepreneurship in Scotland. (Kilmarnock, Ayrshire and Arran)

Gordon Matheson. For services to Local Government and the community. (Glasgow)

Dr Bridget Mary McConnell. Chief executive, Culture and Sport Glasgow. For services to Culture. (Stirling, Stirling and Falkirk)

David Fraser Middleton. Chief executive Transport Scotland. For services to the Civil Service and Transport in Scotland. (Edinburgh)

Ms Anne Helen Richards, CVO. Chief Investment Officer, Aberdeen Asset Management plc. For services to the Financial Services Industry and voluntary service. (Edinburgh)

Ms Ali Smith. Writer. For services to Literature. (Cambridge, Cambridgeshire)

Mrs May Storrie. For services to Business and Philanthropy. (Thorntonhall, Lanarkshire)

Thomas Raymond Watkins. Formerly consultant in Dental Public Health NHS Grampian. For services to Healthcare. (Callander, Perth and Kinross)

Professor Bill Whyte. Professor of Social Work Studies in Criminal and Youth Justice University of Edinburgh. For services to Youth Justice in Scotland. (Musselburgh, East Lothian)


Allan David Bantick. Formerly chairman Scottish Wildlife Trust. For services to Conservation in Scotland. (Boat of Garten, Inverness-shire)

Mrs Susan Jean Stewart Brimelow. Chief inspector, Healthcare Environment Inspectorate. For services to Patient Care and Safety. (Milngavie, Dunbartonshire)

Professor Stewart Brymer. Honorary president and lately chairman Dundee Heritage Trust. Forvoluntary service to Culture and Heritage in Dundee. (Dundee)

Mrs Elizabeth Kelly Cameron. Chief executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce. For services to Business and Commerce. (Gourock)

Michael Brian Cantlay. Chairman Visit Scotland. For services to the Tourism and Hospitality Industry in Scotland. (Callander, Perth and Kinross)

William Mackenzie Cattanach. Head PILOT Secretariat, Department of Energy and Climate Change. For services to Oil and Gas Infrastructure. (Ellon, Aberdeenshire)

Arthur Cormack. Gaelic Singer and chief executive Feisean nan Gdheal. For services to Gaelic Education. (Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire)

Roy Frederick Cox. Chair Sense Scotland. For services to the Deafblind. (Clydebank, Dunbartonshire)

Ms Harriet Logan Dempster. For services to Child Welfare in Scotland. (Beauly, Inverness-shire)

Jon Mark Doig. Chief executive Commonwealth Games Scotland. For services to Sport. (Menstrie, Clackmannanshire)

Col Robin Dewhurst Gibson, MBE. Chief executive, Lowlands Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association. For services to the Armed Forces. (Dollar, Clackmannanshire)

Archibald Graham. Deputy Leader Glasgow City Council. For services to the Commonwealth Games 2014 and Local Government. (Glasgow)

Professor Stephen Gilbert Hillier. Vice-Principal International University of Edinburgh. For services to international higher education.

Ms Anne Catherine Houston. Formerly chief executive CHILDREN 1ST. For services to Children and Young People. (Glasgow)

Mrs Pauline Jean Howie. Chief executive, Scottish Ambulance Service. For services to NHS Scotland and to the Scottish Ambulance Service. (Erskine, Renfrewshire)

Dr Jacqui Lunday Johnstone. Chief Health Professions Officer Scottish Government. For services to Healthcare and the Health Care Professions. (Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire)

Mrs Wendy Kennedy. Head, Offshore Oil and Gas Environment and Decommissioning, Department of Energy and Climate Change. For services to the Oil and Gas Industry. (Aberdeenshire)

Ms Faith Liddell. Director Festivals Edinburgh. For services to the Arts. (Edinburgh)

Ms Mary Louise MacDonald. Chief executive Officer Young Scot. For services to Young People and the community.

Dr Roshan Maini. For services to the Life Sciences Industry. (Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire)

Dr Graeme Peter Alexander Malcolm. Chief executive Officer M Squared Lasers. For services to Science and Innovation. (Crieff, Perth and Kinross)

Ms Patricia McAuley. Formerly Senior director Scotland Consumer Futures. For services to Consumer Affairs. (Glasgow)

Ms Maureen McKenna. Director of Education Glasgow City Council. For services to Education in Scotland and Malawi. (Torrance, Glasgow)

Mrs Anne Patricia McPhee. For political service in Scotland.

Andrew Brett Milligan. Formerly Board Member Technology Strategy Board and head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments. For services to Innovation and the Economy. (Edinburgh)

Bruce Minto. Chairman Board of Trustees, National Museums Scotland. For services to Culture. (Edinburgh)

Professor Dilip Nathwani. Director of Medical Education NHS Scotland. For services to Treatment of Infectious Diseases. (Carnoustie, Angus)

Ms Francesca Osowska. Director Commonwealth Games and Sport, Scottish Government. For services to Government and the Commonwealth Games. (Edinburgh)

Dr David Alasdair Hornley Rae, FRSE. Formerly director of Horticulture and Learning, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. For services to Horticulture and Education.

Mark Lindsay Sanderson. Formerly head of Major Events Team Office for Security and Counter Terrorism, Home Office. For services to Counter Terrorism. (Edinburgh)

Mark David Simmons. Director Royal Bank of Scotland Group. For services to the financial services industry.

Roy McKinley Slater. For services to Business and Charity in Scotland. (Pollokshields, Glasgow)

William Robert Thomson. Finance manager Scottish Prison Service. For services to the Criminal Justice System. (Hamilton, Lanarkshire)

Martyn John Wade. Formerly National Librarian and chief executive National Library of Scotland. For services to Culture in Scotland. (Linlithgow, West Lothian)

Professor Christopher Allan Whatley. Formerly vice-Principal University of Dundee. For services to Scottish History Education. (Longforgan, Perth and Kinross)


Robert Thomson Allan. National chairman Royal British Legion Scotland. For voluntary service to Service Personnel and Veterans. (Thurso, Caithness)

Robert Anderson. Chairman South Lanarkshire Carers Network. For services to Carers in Lanarkshire. (Carnwath,)

Derek Andrew Bearhop. Head of Games Delivery Team Scottish Government. For services to Government and the Commonwealth Games. (Musselburgh, East Lothian)

Allan Robert Burns. For services to the Disabled in Scotland and Overseas. (Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire)

Euan Burton. Athlete. For services to Judo. (Edinburgh)

Andrew Graham Cameron. For services to Entertainment and Charity in Glasgow. (Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross)

Mrs Marion Fenwick Crangle. For services to Foster Care in Renfrewshire. (Barrhead, Renfrewshire)

Denis Curran. Chairman Loaves and Fishes. For services to Charity and the Homeless in Glasgow. (East Kilbride, Lanarkshire)

Professor Quintin Ivor Cutts. Professor of Computer Science Education, University of Glasgow. For services to Computing Science. (Glasgow)

Stuart Devine. Operations director The Ashvale. For services to the Seafood Industry and Charity. (Westhill, Aberdeenshire)

George Donaldson. For voluntary service in St. Andrews. (St Andrews, Fife)

Mrs Margaret Forbes Dunbar. Formerly chief executive, St. Columba’s Hospice. For services to Palliative Care. (Broomhill, Glasgow)

Mrs Mary Evans. Board Member, Dyslexia Scotland. For voluntary service to People with Dyslexia in Scotland. (Elgin, Moray)

Miss Elizabeth McDougall Ferrier. Vice-president Girlguiding Dunbartonshire. For services to Young People. (Clydebank, Dunbartonshire)

Ms Tammie Elizabeth Graham. Administrative Officer Ministry of Defence. For services to Royal Marines Personnel and Families. (Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute)

Mrs Dorothy Anne Gunnee. For services to Community Music and Young People in Glasgow. (Glasgow)

Miss Donna Frances Hendry. Team Leader, Dunfermline Station Scottish Ambulance Service. For services to Emergency Healthcare in Fife. (Leven, Fife)

Professor Martin Anthony Hendry. Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy University of Glasgow. For services to Public Engagement in Science. (Glasgow)

Mrs Frances Ina Hickox. Co-Founder, St. Endellion Music Festival. For services to Music in Cornwall. (Edinburgh)

Alastair Hislop Hume. For services to Fisheries Management and Angling in North East Scotland. (Aberdeen)

Professor Elisabeth Ann Innes. Principal Scientist and director of Communications Moredun Research Institute. For services to Scientific Research and Communication. (Edinburgh)

Mrs Elizabeth Caroline Johnson. Business Development manager, Pure Energy Centre, Unst. For services to Renewable Energy and Charitable Fundraising in Shetland. (Unst, Shetland)

Dr Brian Douglas Keighley, JP. Formerly Chair, British Medical Association Scottish Council. For services to Healthcare. (Balfron, Stirling and Falkirk)

Ms Ann Lampard. Music Teacher. For services to Music Education in Skye and Lochalsh. (Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire)

Mrs Jane Slider Lee. Manager, Consolidated European Reporting System, Maritime and Coastguard Agency. For services to Ship Safety. (Peterhead, Aberdeenshire)

Andrew Lorrain Smith. Formerly Justice of the Peace. For public service in Lothian and Borders. (Gorebridge, Midlothian)

Alistair John Alexander MacIver. For services to Crofting in the Highlands and Islands. (Rogart, Sutherland)

Malcolm Dingwall MacKay. For services to Football in Glasgow. (Glasgow)

Maj Norman MacKinnon. The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Gary Maguire. Manager Cultural Services Team, Glasgow City Council. For services to the community in South West Glasgow. (Glasgow)

Ms Carol Betsy Lees Dickson Main. Director Live Music Now Scotland. For services to Music. (Edinburgh)

David Timothy Marsh. Offender Outcomes manager HM Prison Barlinnie. For services to Training and Improvements. (Neilston, Renfrewshire)

David Martin. Operations manager Broughty Ferry and Peterhead Lifeboat Stations, RNLI. For services to Maritime Safety. (Dundee, Angus)

Ms Jennifer Lynne McAllister. Education Officer Scottish Seabird Centre. For services to Education. (Musselburgh, East Lothian)

Ms Diane Jane McLafferty. Deputy director Commonwealth Games, Scottish Government. For services to Government and the Commonwealth Games. (Edinburgh)

Mrs Catherine Flint Millar. Secretary, The Burghead Headland Trust. For services to the community in Burghead, Morayshire. (Elgin, Moray)

David Stuart Millward. For voluntary service to the Fire and Rescue Service in Argyll. (By Oban, Argyll and Bute)

Mrs Margaret Rose-Whyte-Linton Mitchell. Stroke Liaison Team Leader, Westgate Health Centre. For services to Healthcare in Tayside. (Forfar, Angus)

Mrs Joyce Mouriki. Chair, Voices of Experience. For services to Mental Healthcare. (East Kilbride, Lanarkshire)

Mrs Ellen Muir. Headteacher, Pilrig Park School, Edinburgh. For services to Education. (Aviemore, Inverness-shire)

Professor Nanette Mutrie. Chair Physical Activity for Health, University of Edinburgh. Forservices to Physical Activity and Health in Schools. (Glasgow)

Mrs Margaret Anne McKinnon Neal. Secretary, Scotland Branch, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. For services to the Scottish Parliament and International Relations. (Edinburgh)

Dr Alastair Lockington Noble. For services to Health Social Care and Conservation in Nairnshire. (Nairn)

Mrs Mairi Christine O’Keefe. Chief executive Officer, Leuchie House. Forservices to People with Disabilities. (North Berwick, East Lothian)

Capt Euan Gordon Philbin. The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Alexander James Pirie. For voluntary service in Livingston West Lothian. (Livingston, West Lothian)

David Robin Reeks. Volunteer Edinburgh Direct Aid. For services to humanitarian aid to people afflicted in war in Bosnia, Croatia, Albania, Kosovo and the Palestinian Territories.

Mrs Rene Fordyce Rigby. Development Officer, Scottish Care. For services to Mental Health Nursing. (Morningside, Lanarkshire)

Mrs Fiona Marshall Robinson. Administrative Officer, Ministry of Defence. For services to the Army. (Glasgow)

Ms Fiona Margaret Sellar. Principal Music Teacher Nairn Academy. For services to Education, Music and Charity in Nairn. (Inverness-shire)

Mrs Alison Jean Katherine Skene, DL. For public service in Aberdeen. (Aberdeen)

Mrs Judith Mary Smith. Macmillian Nurse consultant, Cancer and Palliative Care, Borders General Hospital. For services to Oncology in the Scottish Borders.

Mrs Myra Mary Speirs. Formerly Member, Renfrewshire Children’s Panel Advisory Committee. For services to the Children’s Hearings System in Scotland. (Paisley, Renfrewshire)

John Stewart Spence. Proprietor Marcliffe Hotel, Pitfodels. For services to the Tourism Industry in Scotland. (Pitfodels, Aberdeen)

Acting Sgt Peter Trickovic. The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Dr David Farquharson Troup. General Practitioner Arrochar Surgery. For services to Healthcare in Argyll and Bute. (Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute)

Mrs Mary Greig Tulloch. For services to the community in Kinghorn, Fife. (Kinghorn, Fife)

Robert Walker. Formerly Higher Officer Border Force. For services to Border Security. (Aberdeenshire)

James Frame Warnock. Farmer Sandilands Farm, Lanark. For services to Education and Agriculture in Scotland. (Lanark, Lanarkshire)

Mrs Joyce Wiggins. For services to Girlguiding in Lancashire Borders. (Horwich, Greater Manchester)

Bryce Sutherland Wilson. Historian. For services to Culture in the Orkney Isles. (Stromness, Orkney)

Ms Eleanor Wilson. Director Outreach and Community Engagement, Glasgow Caledonian University. For services to Community Education in Glasgow.



Mrs Eleanor Mary Ingram Bremner. Volunteer, Macmillan Cancer Support. For services to Charity in Glasgow. (Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire)

Mrs Ann Chalmers. President, Renfrew Division, Girls’ Brigade Scotland. For services to the Girls’ Brigade and voluntary service in Johnstone, Renfrewshire. (Linwood, Renfrewshire)

Miss Margaret Devaney. For voluntary service in Dunbartonshire. (Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire)

Mrs Patricia Anne Dobbin. For services to the Riding for the Disabled Association, Hampshire and Surrey Borders. (Fleet, Hampshire)

Henry Scott Douglas. For services to the community in Bonchester Scottish Borders. (Scottish Borders)

Alexander James Firth. For voluntary service in Orkney. (Kirkwall, Orkney)

Ms Flora Glekin. For charitable services in Glasgow. (Glasgow)

Mrs Anne Helen Grant. Founder and lately chairman, Save the Children Ayr Branch Art Exhibition. (Troon, Ayrshire and Arran)

Mrs Alison Graham Hall. Chair, Dumfries and Galloway Branch, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity. For services to charity in Dumfries and Galloway. (Nithbank, Dumfries)

Mrs Marion Henderson. Formerly Sub-Postmistress, Little Brechin, Angus. For services to the Post Office and to the community in Brechin. (Brechin, Angus)

Ms Janice Hendrie. Senior Athletics Coach Inverclyde Athletic Club. For services to Sport and Wellbeing in Inverclyde. (Greenock, Renfrewshire)

William Hughes. For services to the Fishing Industry in the East Neuk of Fife. (Anstruther, Fife)

Mrs Jessie Helena Elizabeth Kinna. Director, Furniture Plus. For services to Charity in Dunfermline, Fife. (Aberdour, Fife)

Mrs Helen Grant MacDonald. For services to Older People in Stirling and Stirlingshire. (Stirling, Stirling and Falkirk)

Mrs Catriona MacKinnon. For services to the Gaelic language and culture.

Mrs Mary Ann MacLeod. Convenor, The Lewis and Harris Breast Cancer Support Group. For services to the Treatment of Breast Cancer in Lewis and Harris. (Isle of Lewis, Western Isles)

Ms Margaret Ann McCrimmon. Personal secretary Business manager, Sheriffdom of Lothian and Borders, Scottish Government. For services to Law and Order and to Charity. (Livingston, West Lothian)

Mrs Catherine McGuire. For services to the community in East Renfrewshire.

Mrs Heather Budge McLean. For services to the community in Thurso, Caithness.

Peter McQuade. For services to the community in Falkirk.

Mrs Catherine Ann Mitchell. Cleaner, Annan Police Station. Forservices to Dumfries and Galloway Division, Police Scotland. (Annan, Dumfries)

James Owens. For services to Badminton in the West of Scotland. (Greenock, Renfrewshire)

Leslie Roy Paterson. Scout Leader 1st Maryculter Scouts. For services to the Scouting Movement and to the community in Maryculter, Aberdeen. (Ardoe, Aberdeen)

Mrs Alison Margaret Purkins. Guide Leader. For services to Guiding in Edinburgh. (Roslin, Midlothian)

Ms Yvonne Ramsay. Member, Kinsfolkcarers. For services to Kinship Care Families in Edinburgh. (Edinburgh)

Mrs Dorothea Helena Savi. For services to the Sight Impaired in Edinburgh. (Edinburgh)

Mrs Sarah Cockburn Simpson. For services to Amateur Dramatics in Edinburgh. (Edinburgh)

David Smith. For services to the Heritage of Robert Burns. (Cargenbridge, Dumfries)

Mrs Susan Pyott Sturrock Forbes Swan. Deputy Commandant, St. Andrews Ambulance Association. For voluntary service in Central Scotland. (Bonnybridge, Stirling and Falkirk)

James Stewart Donald Swanson. For services to Rugby in Peebles. (Peebles, Scottish Borders)

Mrs Christine Tweedie. For services to the community in East Kilbride. (East Kilbride, Lanarkshire)

Mrs Dorothy Watson. Staff Nurse, Hairmyres Hospital, EastKilbride. For services to Healthcare and charity. (Blantyre, Lanarkshire)

Mrs Amy Innes Wilson. For services to the community in Drumoak and Durris, Aberdeenshire. (Aberdeen)

Dr Arthur James Winfield. Project Leader Mither Kirk Project. For services to Heritage in Aberdeen. (Aberdeen)

Mark McLean Wylie. For services to Sport in the Shetland Isles and to Charity Abroad. (Aberdeenshire)



Stephen Allen. Deputy chief Constable Police Service of Scotland.

Mark McLaren. Chief Superintendent Police Service of Scotland.

Marshall Moyes. Special Constable Police Service of Scotland.



David Goodhew. Assistant Chief Officer Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

William Paterson. Crew Manager Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.



Kenneth McFadzean. Head of Service Scottish Ambulance Service.