Alumni & friends

Alumni recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours

14 June 2011

Congratulations to University of Bath alumni, Honorary Graduates and staff whose achievements were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2011.


  • Justin King (BSc Business Administration 1983, Honorary DBA 2009), Chief Executive, J. Sainsbury, for services to the retail industry
  • Dr Simon Thurley (Honorary LLD 2010), Chief Executive, English Heritage, for services to conservation


  • Dr John Bond (BSc Applied Physics 1978), Scientific Support Manager, Northamptonshire Police, for services to forensic science and to the Police
  • Professor Ron Johnston (Honorary DLitt 2005), Professor of Geography, University of Bristol, for services to scholarship
  • Richard Maru (MBA 1999), Managing Director, National Development Bank, Papua New Guinea, for services to development banking and to rural development


  • Dr Geoff Smith, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and Chairman of the Bath and Bristol Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses, for services to education