John Dixon Iklé BOYD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-01-17
Education Westminster, Clare Coll Cambridge (BA), Yale Univ (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations music, fly fishing
Clubs Hawks' (Cambridge), Hong Kong, Athenaeum, Beefsteak
Style Sir John Boyd, KCMG
Career HM Dip Serv: Hong Kong 1962-64, Peking 1965-67, FCO 1967-69, Washington 1969-73, Peking 1973-75, HM Treasy (on loan) 1976, Bonn 1977-81, UK Mission to UN 1981-84, political advsr Hong Kong 1985-87, dep under-sec of state FCO 1987-89, chief clerk 1989-92, ambass to Japan 1992-96; master Churchill Coll Cambridge 1996-2006 (fell 2006-), advsr East Asia Inst Univ of Cambridge 1998-2006; hon fell Inst of Linguistics 1998-, memb UK-Japan 21st Century Gp 2006-, emeritus fell Br Assoc for Japanese Studies 2007-; non-exec dir BNFL 1997-2000, memb ASEM Vision Group 1998-2000; vice-chm Menuhin Prize 1996-, chm David Davies Memorial Inst 1997-2000, co-chm Nuffield Languages Inquiry 1998-2000, memb ANA Advsy Panel 2003-10; govr RSC 1996-2006; fell 48 Gp 2008; chm of tstees Cambridge Union Soc 1997-2006; tstee: Br Museum 1996-2006 (chm 2002-06, tstee emeritus 2007-), Wordsworth Tst 1997-2013, RAND (Europe) UK 2001-, GB Sasakawa Fndn 2001-, Dr Busby's Tst 2004-, Joseph Needham Research Inst 2005- (chm 2008-); advsr Iran Heritage Fndn 2009-, memb Advsy Ctee LSO 2009-; chm of govrs Bedales Sch 1996-2001, chm Asia House 2010-; hon fell Clare Coll Cambridge 1994; Grand Cordon Order of the Rising Sun (Japan) 2007
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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