For services to Rock Climbing and to Mountaineering. Formerly Chair, National Waiting Times Centre Board.
Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. (London, SE13) ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER KCVO Sir Andrew George Buchanan, Bt.
Formerly Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister.
(Streat, East Sussex) Dr Rabbi Anthony Michael Bayfield.
Emeritus Professor of Public Policy and Management, Warwick Business School. (Coventry, West Midlands) Professor Stephen Blackmore.
(Alvechurch, Worcestershire) Anthony Gerard Redmond. Formerly chairman, Commission for Local Administration (Ombudsman). (Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire) Professor Alec Edward Reed, CBE. Director-General, Knowledge and Innovation, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. First Parliamentary Counsel, Office of the Parliamentary Counsel.
General Medical Practitioner and Honorary consultant in Public Health. (Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire) Professor Adrian Frederick Melhuish Smith, FRS. Assistant to the Master of the Household (Catering) and Royal Chef. Chief executive, Commonwealth Study Conferences (Australia). For services to local and national Further Education. For services to Disabled People and to Equal Opportunities. Professor of Collaborative Anthropology, University of Cambridge. Director-General, Country Programmes, Department for International Development. Formerly director-General, Policy and Strategy, Department of Health. Formerly chief executive, Office of Government Commerce, Cabinet Office.