Recognition for Queens' members in King's birthday honours 2024

We are delighted to offer our congratulations to Queens' College members who have received awards and recognition in King Charles III's 2024 birthday honours.

Professor David Menon, Fellow of Queens' College, Head of Anaesthesia in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge and founder of the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit (NCCU) at Addenbrooke's hospital, was awarded a CBE for his services to Neurocritical Care.

Professor David Menon CBE

Professor David Menon CBE

Professor Menon CBE told the University of Cambridge:

I am deeply honoured to be nominated for a CBE and accept it on behalf of all those who have worked with me, during what has been – and continues to be – a very rewarding career.

Queens' alumnus Michael Sternberg KC KCFO (1970) was awarded an OBE for services to Faith and Integration. Mr Sternberg is the President and lately Chair of The Faith and Belief Forum, an organisation that has worked for over 20 years to build good relations between people of all faiths and beliefs, and to create a society where difference is celebrated. He is also a trustee of the Sternberg Charitable Foundation. Mr Sternberg studied Law at Queens' and went on to become a barrister. He is a generous supporter of the College, including The Sigmund Sternberg LLM Bursary in honour of his father, Sir Sigmund Sternberg.

Michael Sternberg OBE KC at the Benefactors' Ceremony 2024

Michael Sternberg OBE KC at the Benefactors' Ceremony 2024

Professor Harriet Bulkeley (1992) was awarded an OBE for Services to Geography and Environmental Governance. Professor Bulkeley is currently Deputy Executive Dean, Research and Professor of Geography at Durham University, having studied the subject at Queens'. Her work focuses in particular on climate change and the roles of cities and other non-state actors in responding to this global challenge. Her publications include Accomplishing Climate Governance (2016) and Towards a Cultural Politics of Climate Change (ed., 2016).

Looking forward to taking my work on climate, biodiversity and social justice forwards in new directions together with colleagues at Naturescapes with even more passion and commitment!

Colonel Aran Jess RM (1995) was awarded an OBE on the Military Honours list. Col Jess studied International Relations at Queens'. He was a Visiting Fellow in Strategic Imagination at the University of Oxford from 2015-16.

You can read the University of Cambridge's article for the full list of Cambridge achievers recognised in the recent honours on their website.