Tony Melville RIDLEY

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-11-10
Education Durham Sch, King's Coll Durham (BSc), Northwestern Univ Illinois (MS), Univ of Calif Berkeley (PhD)
Publications Publications articles in transport, engineering and other journals
Recreations theatre, music, international affairs
Clubs RAC, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Jockey
Style Prof Tony M Ridley, CBE, FREng
Career Nuclear Power Gp 1957-62, GLC 1965-69, DG Tyne & Wear Passenger Tport Exec 1969-75, md Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway Corp 1975-80, memb Bd London Regnl Tport (formerly London Tport Exec) 1980-88 (md Railways 1980-85), chm London Underground Ltd 1985-88; dir: Docklands Light Railway 1982-88 (chm 1987-88), London Tport International 1981-88 (chm 1982-87); md Eurotunnel 1989-90 (non-exec dir 1987-90); Imperial College London: prof of tport engrg 1991-99, head of Dept of Civil and Environmental Engrg 1997-99, emeritus prof of tport engrg 1999-; dir Univ of London Centre for Tport Studies 1994-95, sr tport advsr London 2012 Olympic Bid 2004-05, memb Ind Dispute Avoidance Panel for London 2012 2008-; pres Light Rail Transit Assoc 1974-92, dir Major Projects Assoc 1995-2009, chm Steering Gp Global Tport Knowledge Partnership 2008-10; memb: Senate Engrg Cncl 1997-2000 (chm Bd for Engrg Profession 1997-99), Taskforce 10 (Science Technol and Innovation) UN Millennium Project 2002-05, Int Advsy Panel Miny of Tport Singapore 2007-11; pres: Assoc for Project Mgmnt 1999-2003, Commonwealth Engineers Cncl 2000-09, Exec Cncl World Fedn of Engrg Orgns 2000-09; int pres CILT 1999-2001; tstee RAC Fndn for Motoring 1999-2009 (memb Public Policy Ctee 1997-2010); chm Building Schs for the Future Investments LLP (BSFI) 2007-10; first recipient Highways Award of Inst of Highways and Transportation 1988, first recipient Herbert Crow Award Worshipful Co of Carmen 2001, President's Award Engrg Cncl 2002; Freeman City of London 1982, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Carmen 1982; Hon DTech Napier Univ 1996, Hon DEng Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne 1997; hon fell Worshipful Co of Paviors 2006; FICE (pres 1995-96, memb Cncl 1990-97), FCILT, FIHT, fell Hong Kong Inst of Engineers, fell Inst of Transportation Engrs, FRSA, FREng 1992, FCGI 1995, FAPM 1996, Hon FIA 1999
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