Lesley Blair, CEO of BABTAC and CIBTAC has been awarded an MBE for her outstanding services to the British beauty industry in the Queen’s Birthday 2022 Honours List.Her focus on ensuring students are informed on the importance of fit for purpose qualifications and her intent to promote responsible business and therapists helped her get recognised. Her initiative named ‘Make Beauty Safe’ focused on introducing a legislation toprevent untrained therapists from becoming professional therapists.As the CEO of CIBTAC &BABTAC, shehas contributed immensely to the beauty industry in terms of raising its standard,professionalism and its contribution towards the economy.Her passionate commitment to the beauty industry and her unstinting loyalty to her colleagues working across the industry, was clearly evidentduring the pandemic in particular.