In the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, scientists and Covid heroes are honored.
In the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, respected names in science, health, business, and education were honored alongside community heroes and a famous footballer.
Paul Kalle-Grover, a Liverpool business leader and chair of the Liverpool China Partnership, is one of them.
Paul was given an MBE for his contributions to international trade and investment.
“As chair of the Liverpool China Partnership, I am proud to be given this honour in recognition of my work with the Department of International Trade over the past decade, as well as the great work being done by the LCP to promote the Liverpool City Region while supporting others on their own export journey,” Paul said in accepting the award.
Paula McGowan, a Huyton native, has been received an OBE for her remarkable commitment to persons with autism and learning difficulties.
Since the death of her son Oliver in 2016, Paula has advocated for equal health and social care for intellectually handicapped and autistic persons.
Jordan Henderson, the captain of Liverpool FC, was also honored with an MBE for his contributions to football and charity.
MBEs were awarded to Merseyside community heroes in addition to Premier League footballers.
Postmaster Sara Barlow was honored for her contributions to Rainhill’s business and community; Martin Blondel was honored for his contributions to the community in St Helens, notably during the epidemic; and Christopher Edwards was honored for his contributions to learning difficulties cricket.
The following is a list of Merseyside and Liverpool City Region residents who have been honored in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Hunt, David Kenneth. AstraZeneca’s Head of Vaccine Operations In recognition of contributions to UK healthcare and the Covid-19 response. (Merseyside, Southport)
Professor Thomas Solomon. Chair of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool. For services to Neurological and Emerging Infections Research. (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Dr Fiona Angela Olinda Marston. Entrepreneur in Residence, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. For services to the Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic. (Reading, Berkshire)
Professor Gerald John Pillay DL. Vice-Chancellor, Liverpool Hope University. For services to Higher Education. (Liverpool, Merseyside)
Paula Catherine McGowan. Campaigner. For services to People with Autism and. Summary ends.