Bob Schukai, global head of Mobile Technology at Thomson Reuters, was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for outstanding community service in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2014 list. The award is part of the annual honours list which recognizes distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organizations.

Schukai is an ambassador for the UK Trade & Investment Corp. and has played a part in Thomson Reuters sponsorship of the Apps for Good program, designed to grow future leaders in mobile technology development. An MBE also recognizes local hands-on service which stands out as an example to other people.