Professor of Audiological Medicine, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Executive director, Adult, Health and Community Wellbeing, Essex County Council and president, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. (Buckinghamshire) Mrs Hilda Elsie Marguerite Patten, OBE.
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy chief executive Officer, Jobcentre Plus, Department for Work and Pensions.
Director, Civil Service Capability Group, Cabinet Office. Formerly Professor of Dermatology, Cardiff University.
(Cardiff, South Glamorgan) Stephen James Finnigan, QPM.
Chief executive, Professional Golfers' Association European Tour. (Sunningdale, Berkshire) Douglas Edwin Oakervee, OBE.