John R WOOD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1945-04-23
Education Cranbrook Sch, RMA Sandhurst, Gonville & Caius Coll Cambridge (MA), RMCS Shrivenham (Div 1 Army Staff Course), RAF Advanced Staff Course Bracknell
Publications N/A
Recreations motor racing, shooting
Clubs N/A
Style John Wood, Esq, MBE
Career served gunner offr RA UK and Germany 1969-71, transferred REME 1972, various field appts REME UK and BAOR 1972-77, Army Staff Course 1978-79, various staff appts UK 1979-83, engrg support planning offr Challenger main battle tank 1983-86 (promoted Lt Col), staff offr grade 1 (Weapons) Automotive Trials cmdg Automotive Trials Wing, Royal Armament R&D Estab Chertsey 1986-87, ret Army; tech dir and chief engr RAC Motoring Servs 1987-91, md Motor Industry Research Assoc (MIRA) 1991-2008; non-exec dir Ceram Ltd 2006-; chm: Sub-Ctee on the Environment FIA 1989-91, Int Conf on Automotive Diagnostics 1990, IMechE Seminar on Impact of Regulations on Diesel Emissions 1990, Third Autosports Int Tech Congress 1993, Automobile Div Bd IMechE 1994 (memb 1985), Bd for the Engrg Profession 1999-2001, Industry Advsy Panel Low Carbon Vehicle Platform for Technol Strategy Bd (TSB) 2009-; memb: Automotive Electronics Conf Planning Panels 1987, 1989 and 1991, Tech Ctee Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Ingénieurs des Techniques de l'Automobile (FISITA) 1992-2008, Cncl IMechE 1993-95, Bd Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership 2003-09, Bd Nat Composites Network 2005-13, Engrg Heritage Ctee IMechE 2012-; dir Motor Sports Assoc (MSA) 2001-09, chm Tech Advsy Panel RAC Motor Sports Assoc 1995-2012, memb RAC Motor Sports Cncl 1995-2009, memb Bd Assoc of Ind Research and Technol Orgns (AIRTO) 2006-09; chm Midland Automobile Club 2003-10, dir Museum of Br Road Tport (MBRT) 2003-, chm Automative Advsy Panel Advantage West Midlands; memb Senate Engrg Cncl 1996-2001; memb Cncl: Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d'Ingénieurs des Techniques de l'Automobile (FISITA) 1994-2005, SMMT 1995-2009, IMechE 1998-2003 (dep pres 2008-10; visiting prof Coventry Univ 1999-2008; CEng 1975, FIMechE 1989 (MIMechE 1975, pres 2010-11) FIMI, MSAE
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