Successful appointees include key chief executives, consultant and professor

Leading figures in the construction sector were named in the Queen’s birthday honours list yesterday.

Terry Hill, chairman of Arup was named as a CBE “for services to civil engineering”.

John McDonough, chief executive of Carillion, was given a CBE “for services to the construction industry”.

Paul William Jowitt, president of the Institution of Civil Engineers and professor of Civil Engineering Systems at Herriot-Watt University was included “for services to technology”.

Alan Baxter, partner at the consultancy Alan Baxter Structural Design, which worked on projects such as the refurbishment of the east wing of the National Gallery, was included in the list of CBEs “for services to engineering and to conservation”.

Her Honour Frances Kirkham who is a judge at the Birmingham Technology an Construction Court and a door tenant (associate member) of Atkin Chambers also received a CBE.

And David Higgins, former chief executive of the Olympics Delivery Authority, was made a Knight “for services to regeneration”.

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