John William SORRELL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-02-28
Education Hornsey Coll of Art (NDD)
Publications N/A
Recreations architecture, Arsenal, art, film
Clubs Groucho, Chelsea Arts
Style Sir John Sorrell, CBE
Career designer Main Wolff & Partners 1964, ptnr Goodwin Sorrell 1964-71, design mangr Wolff Olins 1971-76; Newell & Sorrell Ltd (identity and design conslts, subsequently Interbrand Newell & Sorrell): fndr 1976, ptnr 1976-83, chm 1983-2000; chm The Sorrell Fndn 1999-; chm: DBA 1990-92, Design Cncl 1994-2000, NHS London Design Advsy Gp 2001-03, CABE 2004-09; vice-pres CSD 1989-92; co-chm Br Abroad Task Force 2000-03; memb: BR Architecture and Design Panel 1991-93, RSA Design Advsy Gp 1991-93, Panel 2000 FCO 1998-2000, London Design Festival 2002-; govr Design Dimension 1991-93; chair Victory Ceremonies Medal Panel 2012 Olympics 2010-12, chair Univ of the Arts London 2013-; memb: Encouraging Innovation Competitiveness working party DTI 1998, Qualifications and Curriculum Authority Advsy Gp for Media and Culture 1998-, Culture and Creativity Advsy Gp DCMS 2002-03, London Challenge Ministerial Advsy Gp DfES 2002-06, Public Diplomacy Strategy Bd FCO 2002-06, Advsy Gp on Design of Sch Bldgs DfES 2002-04, Home Office Design and Technol Alliance 2007-12, Creative Industries Adsy Bd UKT&I (chair 2007-12),Creative Economy Prog Ministerial Steering Bd DCMS 2008-09; UK business ambass 2009-; tstee RIBA Tst 2004-05; `godparent' to the NMEC National Identity Zone; vice-pres CSD 1989-92; RSA Bicentenary Medal 1998; Hon DDes: De Montfort Univ 1997, Greenwich Univ 2007; Hon Dr London Inst 1999, Hon Dr Middlesex Univ 2006, Hon PhD London Met 2006; hon memb Romanian Design Fndn 1996, hon fell UC Falmouth 2006; memb: D&AD, Strategic Planning Soc, IOD; FCSD, FRSA, Hon FRIBA 2002, CCMI 2006, Hon FREng 2009
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