Charles Howard STIRTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-11-25
Education St Charles's Coll Pietermaritzburg, Univ of Natal (MSc), Univ of Cape Town (PhD, South African Assoc of Botanists Jr Medal), Naval Gymnasium South Africa (Dip Engine Room Mechanics)
Publications N/A
Recreations gardening, reading, postal history, postcards, cinema, philately, history, philosophy
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Charles Stirton
Career PRO Natal branch Wildlife Soc of South Africa 1966, lawyers' clerk Paola & Wright 1966, asst mangr Pobana Trading Store 1966-1967, chief professional offr Botanical Research Inst South Africa 1979-82 (sr professional offr 1975-78, South African liaison botanist London 1979-82), B A Krukoff botanist for neotropical legume research Royal Botanic Gardens Kew 1982-87, assoc prof Dept of Botany Univ of Natal 1988-90, freelance writer 1990, author of 130 scientific papers in learned jls; Royal Botanic Gardens Kew: research co-ordinator for economic botany progs 1990-92, dep dir and dep dir of science 1992-95, dep dir and dir of science and horticulture 1995-96; fndr dir National Botanic Garden of Wales 1996-2002, chm Contextua Ltd 2002-05, dir St Vincent Gp Ltd and subsidiaries, dir Matara Gardens of Wellbeing 2011-; strategic dir Ouroboros Research and Educn Tst 2005-07 (also tstee); sr res fell Univ of Birmingham 1992-96; hon prof: Univ of Reading 1995-97, Univ of Wales 1997-2005; genera `Stirtonia' and `Stirtonanthus' named; futurist; memb Steering Gp Species Survival Cmmn (IUCN) (chair Plants Sub-Ctee 1994-96), memb Sci Panel Nat Museum and Galleries of Wales; fndr pres and hon life memb Natal Evolutionary Biology Soc; govr Trinity Coll Carmarthen 1997-2000; tstee: ILDIS, Bentham-Moxon Tst 1990-96, Pat Brenan Meml Fund 1990-96, Gateway Gardens Tst 2003-10, Overberg Lowlands Conservation Tst; mentor Mellon Fndn 2007-09; new British tree named 'Sorbus stirtoniana Rich' 2009; Hon Dr Univ of Glamorgan 2001; hon research assoc Univ of Cape Town 2006-; FLS
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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