Atkins chief executive Keith Clarke and Arup director Peter Head were among the civil engineering figures recognised in this year’s New Year’s honours list.
Clarke and Head were both awarded a CBE for services to engineering and to the construction industry.
ICE head librarian Mike Chrimes was also recognised with an MBE for services to engineering.
Environment Agency area flood risk manager Sue O’Neill, part of the Environment Agency’s Yorkshire and North East Region, was also honoured with an MBE.
Other figures from engineering recognised included Aggregate Industries chairman George Bolsover and former managing director of London Rail at Transport for London (TfL) Ian Brown. Both receive a CBE.
University College London professor of civil engineering Nicholas Tyler was also made a CBE for services to technology. Alison Quant, the president of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport, was awarded an OBE for services to local government, while the chairman of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group Trevor Hursthouse was also made an OBE.