These 16 people from the north-east and Moray join more than 1,000 more on the Queen's Birthday Honours list this year.
Queen’s birthday honours
He is one of the most laidback, contemplative characters off the pitch it would be possible to imagine.
An Aberdeen woman who has more than tripled north-east youth participation in a Robert Burns competition has been awarded a British Empire Medal.
A prolific fundraiser and founder of a north-east charity has been made an MBE.
After seeing his dad and father-in-law diagnosed with dementia just weeks apart, Aberdeen businessman Charlie Bain vowed to help where he could.
A veteran Mearns dance teacher has been pirouetted her way onto the Queen's Honours list.
A well-known Inverness restaurateur has been made an MBE for his services to charity and terminally ill people in the Highlands and Islands.
Described as the last of a dying breed, Jennifer Wilson is a well-known figure throughout Scottish country music.
The founder of Crathie Opportunity Holidays (COH) has been made a MBE for her services to people with disabilities and tourism at Crathie.
An Aberdeen man who has overseen the growth of a leading charity and brightened the lives of thousands of children has been made an OBE.
Queen’s Birthday Honours: CBE for HIE chairman for his contribution to economic and community development
The chairman of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has been made a Commander of the British Empire in recognition of his contribution to economic and community development in Scotland.
Dave Craig has spent decades of his life paddling the River Spey, teaching others of its wonders and preserving it for future generations.
An Aberdeen man who has supported the British Red Cross for nearly 40 years has received a BEM for his efforts.
Queen’s Birthday Honours: Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer ‘shocked, surprised and extremely proud’ of being made MBE
Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer is proud and excited at being recognised for his services to cricket by being made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List – not to mention grateful to his wife.
Lorna Clyne nearly missed the chance of a British Empire Medal as she enjoyed a holiday in Tenerife.
After witnessing a string of underwater deaths, David Hutchinson vowed to try and change things for the future.
Oscar-winner Olivia Colman said she is “totally thrilled” to be made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, while stage actor Simon Russell Beale is knighted.
Jack Reacher author Lee Child said his CBE is a “great honour”.
Author Sarah Waters has said she is “delighted and a little bit dazed” at being made an OBE for services to literature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Presenter Dan Snow has been described as a “highbrow heart-throb”, and is a favourite among history enthusiasts and mums.
Sir David Pountney said his knighthood is recognition for opera.
Bear Grylls said he shares his honour with Scout volunteers around the country as he is made an OBE.
Rock veteran Andrew Roachford has said it is “indeed an honour” to be made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Elvis Costello started his career being associated with the early British punk scene but has now received the ultimate establishment endorsement of a royal honour.
The Lord Lieutenant of Moray for the last 13 years has been made a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order.
June Morrison had to read and re-read the letter she was given explaining she was becoming an MBE before it sunk in.
Businessman and philanthropist Sir Ian Wood has been given Scotland’s highest possible honour.
A senior firefighter who had his heart set on the job from childhood has said he “never imagined” he would ever be recognised with a place on the Birthday Honours List.
A Moray man who has dedicated more than four decades of his life to serving good causes has been commended for his efforts.
Dozens of Scots from across the north and north-east of Scotland have been included in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Best-selling novelist Ken Follett said he was proud to be made a CBE for “doing something I love”.
A Muslim councillor who spoke out against extremism and helped members of his faith integrate into the Aberdeen community has thanked his adopted home city after earning royal recognition.