2023 Birthday List

UK Honours Birthday list recognising the work of Scotland's sporting and physical activity volunteers and workforce.

The following individuals, amongst others, received awards in the UK Honours Birthday List from within Scotland's sporting, physical activity and recreation sector.

Please note that this is from the Scottish Government list and will be updated with any additions from the Cabinet Office full list forthwith.

The SSA would like to congratulate and thank all those honoured for their fantastic service to the sector.

Please note this list is comprised of those shown to be in a Scottish location, with the exception of Scottish athletes based elsewhere.
If there is anyone not listed below who you feel should be please contact Gregor Muir and we will update it accordingly.


John Greig MBE
For services to football and the community in Scotland


Gordon Reid
Wheelchair tennis player
For services to Tennis


Dr Niall Elliott
Head of Sports Medicine, sportscotland Institute of Sport
For services to Sports and Exercise Medicine

Anna Marshall
For services to Lawn Bowls

John Stevenson
volunteer, Tennis Scotland
For services to Lawn Tennis


Dick Campbell
Manager, Arbroath Football Club
For services to Association Football and the community in Angus

Albert Duffus
For services to Boxing, to Veterans and to Charity in Inverness-shire, Aberdeenshire and Moray

Alexander McMenemy
For voluntary service to the Scottish Schools Football Association and to the Scottish Football Association