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Registrants recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Published: 18/06/2021

Cabinet Office imageBy becoming professionally registered, all Chartered Engineers (CEng), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and Engineering Technicians (EngTech) have demonstrated their competence and commitment against an internationally recognised standard. This includes a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession, and the environment.

The Engineering Council would like to congratulate the following registrants on being recognised in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List:

Dame Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (DBE)

  • Professor Helen Valerie Atkinson CBE CEng FIMechE FIMMM FREng
    Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University. For services to Engineering and Education

Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Professor Ray Brian Jones CEng MBCS, Professor of Health Informatics, University of Plymouth. For services to Digital Health and Social Care (Plymouth, Devon)

The trustees and staff of the Engineering Council would also like to congratulate Kristina Louise Barnett OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Benevolent Fund on her recognition for services to Civil Engineers and their Families and Professor Bridget Mary Shield MBE, Acoustic Engineer and former President of the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) on her recognition for services to Acoustic Science and to Inclusion in Science and Engineering.                                              


For press enquiries:    

Kate Webster, Engineering Council –, 020 3206 0567

The Engineering Council holds the national Register of Engineering Technicians (EngTech), Incorporated Engineers (IEng), Chartered Engineers (CEng) and Information and Communication Technology Technicians (ICTTech). It also sets and maintains the internationally recognised standards of competence and ethics that govern the award and retention of these titles. By this means it is able to ensure that employers, government and wider society, both at home and overseas, can have confidence in the skills and commitment of registrants. For more information visit: