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
Publications N/A
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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