Peter John Hennessey HENNESSY OF NYMPSFIELD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-03-28
Education Marling Sch Stroud, St John's Coll Cambridge (BA, PhD), LSE, Harvard Univ
Books & Publications
Recreations watching West Ham, listening to music
Clubs Savile, Attlee Meml Runners
Style The Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield
Career lobby corr Financial Times 1976, reporter Br Section The Economist 1982; The Times: reporter Higher Educn Supplement 1972-74, reporter 1974-76, Whitehall corr 1976-82, ldr writer 1982-84; columnist: New Statesman 1986-87, Whitehall Watch The Independent 1987-91, Director Magazine 1989-93; presenter Analysis BBC Radio Four 1986-92; dir and columnist The Tablet 2003-; co fndr and co dir Inst of Contemporary Br History 1986-89 (memb Bd 1989-98, hon fell 1995-2003), ptnr Intellectual R&D 1990-, prof of contemporary history Queen Mary & Westfield Coll London 1992-2000, Gresham prof of rhetoric Gresham Coll 1994-97 (fell 1997-), Attlee prof of contemporary British history Queen Mary Univ of London 2001-; visiting prof of govt Univ of Strathclyde 1989-, visiting scholar Griffith Univ Brisbane 1991; memb Cncl Policy Studies Inst 1992-97; visiting fell: Policy Studies Inst 1986-92, Dept of Politics Univ of Reading 1988-94, Politics Dept Univ of Nottingham 1989-94, RIPA 1989-92; hon res fell Birkbeck Coll London 1990-91; chair Advsy Ctee Inst of Contemporary British History 2001-03, memb Advsy Ctee Sharman Inquiry into Parly Audit and Accountability 2000-01; govr Ditchley Fndn 2001-, chm Kennedy Meml Tst 1995-2000, tstee Attlee Fndn 1986-98, tstee Geffrye Museum 2001-; Hon DLitt: UWE 1995, Univ of Westminster 1996, Kingston Univ 1998; hon fell LSE 2000; FRSA 1992, FRHistS 1993 (vice-pres 1996-2000), FBA 2003
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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