Eight Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering were recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016 for a range of accomplishments in the engineering industry and their services to wider society. Congratulations to the following Fellows:

Knights Bachelor


  • Dr David Grant CBE FREng
    For services to engineering, technology and skills in the UK.
  • Terence Keith Morgan CBE FREng, Non-Executive Chairman, Crossrail Ltd.
    For services to UK infrastructure, skills and employment.

Order of the British Empire

Commanders of the order of the British Empire - CBE

  • Professor Anthony Charles Finkelstein FREng, Professor of Software Systems Engineering, University College London and The Alan Turing Institute.
    For services to computer science and engineering.
  • Professor Geoffrey Nigel Gilbert FREng, Professor of Sociology and Director in Social Simulations, University of Surrey.
    For services to engineering and social science.
  • Dr John Wilfred Lazar FREng, Chairman, Metaswitch Networks.
    For services to engineering.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire - OBE

  • Dr Stephen William Huntington FREng, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, HR Wallingford.
    For services to engineering and environmental hydraulics.

Members of the Order of the British Empire - MBE

  • Dr Stephen Eric Bold FREng
    For services to engineering and to charity.
  • Nigel John Perry FREng, Chief Executive, Centre for Process Innovation.
    For services to engineering.

Notes for editors

  1. Royal Academy of Engineering. As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We provide analysis and policy support to promote the UK’s role as a great place to do business. We take a lead on engineering education and we invest in the UK’s world-class research base to underpin innovation. We work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering. We are a national academy with a global outlook.

    We have four strategic challenges:
    - Make the UK the leading nation for engineering innovation
    - Address the engineering skills crisis
    - Position engineering at the heart of society
    - Lead the profession

For more information please contact:

Aaron Boardley at the Royal Academy of Engineering
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Aaron Boardley