Household names from the worlds of showbiz, sport and politics have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.
Joining them are people from the north and north-east.
Here are the people from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire:
- Moira McDougall, MVO. Secretary and personal assistant to the resident factor, Balmoral Estate
- Colette Cohen. chief executive officer, Oil and Gas Technology Centre. For services to the UK Oil and Gas Industry and to Government Collaboration. (Aberdeen)
- Jeanette Linda Forbes. Chief executive, PCL Group. For services to Business, Technology and to Charity. (Aberdeen)
- Jacquelynn Forsyth Craw. Managing director, Offshore Pollution Liability Association Limited. For services to Arts, to Education and to Business in Scotland. (Aberdeen)
- Alexander May. For services to the Doric Language to Culture and to Heritage in the North East of Scotland. (Aberdeenshire)
- Susan Jane Paterson. For services to the community in North East Scotland. (Aberdeenshire)
- Elizabeth Anne Grant Wallace. Formerly chief executive AVENUE. For services to Counselling, to Family Mediation and to Psychological Support. (Aberdeen)
- Sheila Clark Jones. Committee member, Kairnhill Management Committee. For services to the community in Aberdeen. (Aberdeen)
- Marion Yool, DL. For voluntary service in Moray. (Moray)
- James Duncan. For voluntary service in Forres Moray. (Moray)