Queen's Birthday Honours: Knighthood for David Carter
The principal of the Cabot Learning Federation has been appointed Knights Bachelor in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
David Carter, who lives in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, is responsible for 10 academies across the West Country.
Martin Clarke, chief executive of the British Precast Concrete Federation, receives the OBE.
Stephen Webb, honorary vice-president of the National Association of Clubs for Young People, gets the same honour.
Diane Hill, chair of Gloucestershire Local Enterprise Partnership is also appointed OBE.
Brian Hewlett, who works for Gloucestershire Special Constabulary; Martin James who works for the Department for Work and Pensions and Prof Jillian Mann from Cheltenham, an oncologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital, are all appointed MBE.
Margaret Marshall from Nailsworth is awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to the community, while Diana Porter, chair of the North Cotswold RNLI, receives the same award for charitable services to Maritime Safety.