Redbridge residents recognised in New Year Honours list
- Credit: Ken Mears
A number of Redbridge residents have been recognised in the New Year Honours list 2022.
Among the recipients are those who have been made a CBE, OBE or MBE, as well as those who have been awarded a BEM by the Queen.
Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Daniel Paul Greaves - Crime director, Home Office
For services to Law and Order.
Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Rizwan Patel - Lint Group, founder
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For services to the disadvantaged communities in the UK and abroad, particularly during Covid-19.
Rizwan studied at Seven Kings High School before starting his business career.
He said: "I am honoured and humbled for the recognition.
"If we have been blessed, then it is a duty that we give something back; being a Muslim one knows that charity is an integral part of our lives."
Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
For services to wellbeing and the community in Chigwell, particularly during Covid-19.
Virinder Kuljit Kaur Rai - Against Violence and Abuse charity, business manager
For services to the charity sector and to the communities in the London Borough of Redbridge and Derbyshire.
David Gwynne Backhouse - Grove Primary School, Mayfield School, Barley Lane Primary School and Redbridge Primary School, chair of governors
For services to education.
Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)
For services to the community in the London Borough of Redbridge during Covid-19.
Habiba, 37, was instrumental in the creation of the above group, which has supported the borough's residents throughout the pandemic.
Laura Frances Argyle, Genevieve Carnell, Bobbie Rebecca Graham, Ranjeet Khare
For services to the community in Woodford during Covid-19.
For services to young people and the community in the London Borough of Redbridge, particularly during Covid-19.
Hanina Alice Simon - Redbridge Schools Library Service, manager
For services to education in the London Borough of Redbridge.
For services to the community in Clayhall during Covid-19.
Sharath Kumar Jeevan - STiR Education, lately chief executive.
For services to education.
Mohammad Sehreen Seleem
For services to disadvantaged communities in east London.
Woodford Green resident Sehreen, 47, has been working in the employment sector for over two decades and has helped over 5,000 people into work or training over the past 15 years.