James Gresham DAVIS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1928-07-20
Education Bradfield Coll, Clare Coll Cambridge (MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations golf, family, ships
Clubs Brooks's, Hurlingham, Golfers, Harwich and Dovercourt Golf, Royal Calcutta Golf, Fanlingerers, Holland Park Lawn Tennis
Style James Davis, Esq, CBE, K(DK)
Career RN 1946-49; P&O Steam Navigation Co: joined 1952, Calcutta 1953-54, Kobe (Japan) 1954-56, Hong Kong 1956-57, dir P&O Lines 1967-72; chm: British Rail Anglian Bd 1988-92, Bromley Shipping plc 1989-94, TIP Europe plc 1990-93, P Wigham Richardson 2003-; dep chm Hanjin Eurobulk 2003-07; dir: Kleinwort Benson Ltd 1973-88, DFDS Ltd 1975-96 (chm 1984-95), DFDS Travel Ltd 1975-96, Pearl Cruises of Scandinavia Inc 1982-86, Rodskog Shipbrokers (Hong Kong) Ltd 1983-88, Associated British Ports Holdings plc 1983-97, Transport Development Group plc 1984-91, Sedgwick Marine Energy & Cargo Ltd 1988-2000, Global Ocean Carriers Ltd 1988- (chm 1996-), British International Freight Assoc 1989-, Hempel Paints Ltd 1992-2000, Trinitas Services Ltd 1993-99, Tsavliris Salvage (International) Ltd 1994-99, 2M Invest Copenhagen 1996-99; dir Catenas Ltd 2000-02; memb Advsy Bd: J Lauritzen A/S Copenhagen 1981-85, DFDS A/S Copenhagen 1981-85; advsr Tjaereborg (UK) Ltd 1985-87; pres: Chartered Inst of Tport 1981-82, World Ship Soc 1969, 1971, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 2003-08, Harwich Lifeboat (RNLI) 1984-, Inst of Freight Forwarders Ltd 1984-86, National Waterways Tport Assoc 1986-92, Inst of Supervisory Mgmnt 1989-93, Inst of Chartered Shipbrokers 1990-92 (vice-pres 1988-90), Inst of Export 1995-2002 and 2008- (vice-pres 1991-95, fell 2002), Danish-UK C of C 2000- (chm 1992-2000); vice-pres: Br Maritime League 1984-89, The Marine Soc 1986- (chm Cncl 1987-93); chm: Int Maritime Industries Forum 1981-, Simpler Trade Procedures Bd (SITPRO) 1987-98, Marine Risk Mgmnt Services Ltd 1995-99, Liberia Maritime Advsy Bd 1998-2000, Br Ctee Nippon Kaiji Kyokai 2003-; memb: Cncl Mission to Seafarers 1981-, Int and Br Ctee Bureau Veritas 1989-, Gen Ctee Lloyd's Register; pt/t memb Br Transport Docks Bd 1981-83; tstee National Maritime Museum 1993-98, govr World Maritime Univ 1985- (chm Friends of the World Maritime Univ 1985-); memb: Baltic Exchange 1973-, Greenwich Forum 1982-; delivered: Thomas More Meml Lecture 1983, Reginald Grout Lecture 1989, Wakeford Meml Lecture 1989; Seatrade Personality of the Year 2002-03, Lifetime Achievement Award Lloyds List 2011; Freeman City of London 1973, Liveryman and Asst to the Ct Worshipful Co of Shipwrights, Master Worshipful Co of World Traders 1996-97, Younger Br Trinity House; FCIT 1969, Hon FNI 1985, Hon FInstFF 1986, FRSA 1986, FISM 1989, FICS 1990; Knight Cdr Order of Dannebrog (Denmark) 1995
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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