OBE for defence science expert

A DOCTOR working in the defence science sector has been made an OBE for public service.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 11:30 pm
Updated Friday, 7th June 2019, 11:30 pm
Dr Sarah Jane Stubbs from the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory will be made an MBE by the Queen. Picture: DSTL / Crown Copyright

Dr Sarah Jane Stubbs, who works for the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory in Portsmouth, has been listed in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Dr Stubbs forms part of a team that supplies specialist services to the Ministry of Defence – working as one of the country’s leading experts in science and technology for the defence and security field.

She said: ‘I truly couldn’t – and still can’t – quite believe it to be honest. I am overwhelmed to consider that I might be deserving of such an honour.

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‘Without doubt this also represents the longstanding efforts of my fantastic colleagues, both past and present.

‘I have kept very tight-lipped about it, so most of them will be finding out today.

‘No doubt they will be as surprised and delighted as I was.’