Ian Dews MERCER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-01-25
Education King Edward's Sch Stourbridge, Univ of Birmingham (BA)
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, painting, birdwatching, watching sons play cricket
Clubs Farmers', Symonds
Style Prof Ian Mercer, CBE
Career Nat Serv Sub-Lt RNR 1954-56; warden Slapton Ley Field Centre Kingsbridge 1959-68, lectr St Luke's Coll Exeter 1968-70, co conservation offr Devon CC 1970-73, chief offr Dartmoor Nat Park Authy 1973-90, chief exec Countryside Cncl for Wales 1990-96; sec gen Assoc of Nat Park Authorities 1996-2001; prof of rural conservation practice Univ of Wales 1991-; pres: Devonshire Assoc 1983, Assoc of Countryside Rangers 1986-93, Field Studies Cncl 1986-, Devon Wildlife Tst 1986-; vice-pres Cncl for Nat Parks 2001-; chm: Regnl Advsy Ctee W England Forestry Cmmn 1987-90, Devon FMD Inquiry 2001, SW Forest Partnership 2002-08, Dartmoor Commoners Cncl 2004-, chm Devon Rural Network 2005-08, SW Uplands Fedn 2006-, Public Inquiry into MSC Napoli Grounding 2008, Seale-Hayne Educnl Tst 2011-; memb: England Ctee Nature Conservancy Cncl 1977-87, Gen Advsy Ctee BBC 1981-86, Inland Waterways Amenity Advsy Cncl 1995-2001, Devon and Cornwall Ctee Nat Tst 1996-2005, Rural Affrs Advsy Ctee BBC 1998-2002, Br Ecological Soc; hon fell and vice-pres Landscape Inst 1997; govr: Univ of Plymouth 1996-2005, Stover Sch 1996-2005 (chm of govrs 2003-04); Hon LLD Univ of Exeter 1994, Hon DSc Univ of Plymouth 1995; FRAgS 1996
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Food and drink etiquette

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