Christopher Herbert ROADS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-01-03
Education Cambridge & County Sch, Trinity Hall Cambridge (open scholar, MA, PhD)
Publications N/A
Recreations rifle shooting (winner of various competitions incl Nat Match Rifle Championship Hopton 5 times), flying, marine and submarine exploration, wind surfing, cine and still photography
Clubs Hawks' (Cambridge), Oxford and Cambridge
Style Dr Christopher Roads
Career Lt RA Egypt 1952-54; advsr to War Office on Disposal of Amnesty Arms 1961-62, keeper Dept of Records Imperial War Museum (IWM) 1962-70 (dep DG 1964-79); fndr and dir Cambridge Coral Starfish Res Gp 1968-, fndr and first dir Duxford Aviation Museum (IWM) 1970-79; tstee later dir HMS Belfast Pool of London 1970-79; UNESCO conslt in design and operation of audiovisual archives and museums in general 1976-; dir: Nat Sound Archive 1983-92, Historic Cable Ship John W Mackay 1986-; dir: Museums and Archives Development Associates Ltd 1977-85, Cedar Audio Ltd 1986-92, AVT Communications Ltd 1986-92, National Discography Ltd 1986-92, Symcom Ltd 1994-95; founding md and acting chm Historic Arms Exhibitions and Forts LLC (Oman) 2001-, Green Metals Ltd 2011-; assoc dir (consultancy) R&D Dept British Library 1992-94, advsr and dir-elect Jet Heritage Museum Hurn 1995-, dir-elect Baitar Rudaydah Small Arms Centre of Excellence and Museum 2000-; hon pres World Expeditionary Assoc 1971-; pres: Cambridge Numismatic Soc 1964-66, Archive and Cataloguing Commission of Int Film and TV Cncl (UNESCO category A) 1970-, Int Film and TV Cncl 1990-92; vice-pres: Duxford Aviation Soc 1974-, English Eight 1980-; memb Cncl of Scientific Exploration Soc 1971-82; life pres Historical Breech Loading Small Arms Assoc 1973-, chm Heritage Arms Rescue 1996-; pres Cambridge Univ Long Range Rifle Club 2008- (hon sec 1979-2008), vice-pres Cambridge Univ Rifle Assoc 1987- (memb Cncl 1955-87); Churchill fellowship 1971, visiting fell Centre of Int Studies Univ of Cambridge 1983-84; Silver Jubilee Medal 1977; Freeman City of London 1996, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Gunmakers 1996; FRGS; Order of Independence 2 Class (Jordan) 1977
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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