Robert Temple Armstrong ARMSTRONG OF ILMINSTER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1927-03-30
Education Eton, ChCh Oxford
Publications N/A
Recreations music
Clubs Brooks's
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Armstrong of Ilminster, GCB, CVO
Career asst sec: Cabinet Office 1964-66, Treasury 1967-68; under sec Treasury 1968-70, princ private sec to PM 1970-75, dep under sec Home Office 1975-77, perm under sec 1977-79, sec of the Cabinet 1979-87, head Home Civil Service 1981-87; chm: Biotechnology Investments Ltd 1989-2000, Bristol and West Building Society 1993-97 (non-exec dir 1988-97), Forensic Investigative Associates (London) 1997-2003; non-exec dir: BAT Industries plc 1988-97, NM Rothschild and Sons Ltd 1988-97 (conslt 1997-2000), Rio Tinto plc (formerly RTZ Corporation plc) 1988-97 (non-exec dir CRA Ltd Dec 1995-97), Shell Transport and Trading plc 1988-97, Inchcape plc 1988-95, Lucas Industries plc 1989-92, Carlton Television Ltd 1991-95, IAMGOLD Corp Ltd (Canada) 1995-2003, Bank of Ireland 1997-2001, 3i Bioscience Investment Tst plc 2000-02; memb Advsy Panel E-Clear (UK) plc 2007-09; chm: Bd of Tstees V&A 1988-98, Hestercombe Gardens Tst Ltd 1996-2005, Bd of Govrs RNCM 2000-05, Leeds Castle Fndn 2001-07 (tstee 1987-2007), Sir Edward Heath Charitable Fndn 2005-; memb Bd of Dirs Royal Opera House 1988-93 (sec 1968-87), memb Wells Cathedral Sch Fndn 2007-12; chllr Univ of Hull 1994-2006; Hon Liveryman Salters' Co 1983; fell Eton Coll 1979-94; hon student ChCh Oxford 1985, Rhodes tstee 1975-97, Hon FRAM 1985; hon bencher Inner Temple 1986; Hon LLD Univ of Hull 1994
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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