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Industry figures recognised in New Year Honours

31 Dec 10 WS Atkins chief executive Keith Clarke and Arup director Peter Head are among the industry figures recognised in the 2011 New Year Honours List. Both have been awarded a CBE.

Keith Clarke CBE
Keith Clarke CBE

While there are no knights in the industry, other construction-related awards include:


George Bolsover, chairman of Aggregate Industries, for services to the construction industry

Ian Brown CBE, managing director of London Rail, Transport for London, for services to the rail industry

Keith Clarke, chief executive of WS Atkins, for services to engineering and the construction industry

Gerard Eadie, for services to the glazing industry and to the voluntary sector in Scotland

Kenneth Harvey, chairman of water services and waste management company Pennon Group, for services to the utility industries

Peter Head, director of Arup, for services to civil engineering and the environment

Edward Jones, of the Dixon Jones partnership, for services to architecture

Professor Nicholas Tyler, head of department and Chadwick Professor of Civil Engineering, University College London, for services to technology


Vernon Barker, managing director of First TransPennine Express, for services to the rail industry

Orla Corr, director of McAvoy Group, for services to the building industry

Trevor Hursthouse, chairman of Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group, for services to the construction industry


John Murphy, for services to health and safety in the construction industry

Mike Chrimes, head librarian of the Institution of Civil Engineers, for services to engineering

Ian Walsh, consulting engineer, for services to highway engineering

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