Robert MINTON-TAYLOR

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-02-25
Education Clayesmore Sch, Wallingford GS, Bournemouth Tech Coll
Books & Publications
Recreations modern art, architecture, design, iconic Saabs, the subliminal Citroen DS, F1 motor racing, merchant ships, modern history (especially World War II, tracing my late father's 8th Army campaigns), Northern Ballet, Phoenix Dance, politics, rock, blues, dance and trance music, Bach, Beethoven, Copland, Elgar and Holst, Ray Davies' lyrics and music (20th century greatest popular lyricist), French films, Nordic noir (eg Wallander (Swedish and British series), The Bridge, Borgen, The Killing, etc), the novels of Henning Mankell especially the Kurt Wallander detective series, the Martin Beck crime novels of Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo, travel and touring, France (especially Provence and Languedoc-Roussillon), the great northern cities of Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle, Isle of Arran, Islay and Jura, Oslo, St Remy de Provence, Seville, Stockholm, the rugged beauty of the Yorkshire Dales
Clubs N/A
Style Robert Minton-Taylor
Career journalist Link House Publications Croydon 1967-71, press offr Townsend Thoresen Car Ferries 1973-77, head of promotions European Ferries Group 1977-79; Burson-Marsteller 1979-94: main bd dir 1987-94, dir leisure travel and transport 1988-94, sr PR cncllr 1989-94, dir media servs 1990-94; md Charles Walls Public Relations 1994-95, managing conslt Minton-Taylor Consultancy 1995-, media rels mangr Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics 1999-2011 (global media rels mangr 2008-11); assoc sr lectr Faculty of Business and Law Leeds Business Sch Leeds Met Univ 2002- (tutor 1995-2002), sr lectr Sch of Mktg, Public Relations and Journalism Leeds Business Sch Leeds Met Univ 2011- (personal tutor 2011-); PR Week awards: nominated Best Design for Public Relations (for Atlantic Container Line) 1987, Best International Campaign (for Galileo) 1988, Best Non-Commercial Campaign (for Prince's Youth Business Tst) 1989, commended Solo Practitioner of the Year 2002; Chartered Inst of Public Relations Excellence Awards: Community Relations (for Business in the Community) 1990, Special Projects (for Seville World Expo '92) 1993, Outstanding Achievement by an Independent Consultant 2002 (finalist 2003), finalist Team Working in Educn and Trg at Leeds Metropolitan Univ 2004, finalist Small PR Team of the Year Pride Awards Yorks and Humber Region CIPR 2006, Xchangeteam Freelancer of the Year Yorks and Humberside 2010, shortlisted Corporate Social Responsibility Leeds Met Univ Staff Award 2011, finalist Xchangeteam Freelancer of the Year 2011; John Richman Lifetime Achievement Award Seahorse Club 2010, nominated Personal Tutor of the Year Leeds Met Univ 2012, nominated Innovative teaching Golden Robes Awards Leeds Met Univ Students' Union 2013; memb: Chartered Inst of Journalists 1971- (memb Cncl and Exec 1992-, pres 1992-93), Seahorse Club 1982- (chm 1990), Media Soc (memb Cncl 1992-, dir 1995-); MIPR 1980 (memb Cncl 1990-91 and 1993-96, chm Professional Practices Ctee 1995, vice-chm 1996, fell 1998), fell Inst of Travel and Tourism 1986 (memb 1981, chm London and SE England Region 1986-90), fell Motor Industry Public Affairs Assoc 1999
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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