James McKNIGHT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-04-21
Education Ayr Acad, Kilmarnock Slough and Barking Colls of Technol, Thurrock Tech Coll (HNC Business Studies), Mid Essex Mgmnt Coll (Dip Mgmnt Studies)
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, rugby union
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Eur Ing Dr James McKnight, FREng
Career Scottish Stamping and Engineering Co Ltd (GKN) 1954-63 (engrg apprentice, engrg draughtsman, asst to Forge Supt); Ford Motor Co 1963-77: successively resident engr Langley Truck Plant, project engr, princ engr then supervisor, mangr Advanced Truck Engrg; Leyland Vehicles Ltd 1977-87: chief engr Vehicle Engrg 1977-81, chief engr Test Ops Prototype 1981-83, controller Product Devpt Leyland Trucks 1983-84, chief engr Product Control 1984-85, product devpt dir Leyland Bus 1985-87, product devpt dir (following MBO) Leyland Bus Group Ltd 1987-88, product devpt dir Volvo Bus Ltd (Leyland Bus Ltd until 1991) 1988-95, chm Leyland Product Developments Ltd (formerly Volvo Bus Product Development) 1995-2004 (also md 1995-2001); visiting prof in mechanical engrg Univ of Leeds 1996-2003 (chm Industrial Advsy Ctee 1994-2002); course assessor Nat Dip in Engrg Scottish TEC 1978-86, memb Organising Ctee Int Symposium for Automated Testing of Automobiles 1981-86, memb Industrial Advsy Ctee Univ of Glasgow and Glasgow Sch of Art 1992-94; Instn of Mechanical Engrs: memb Qualifications Bd 1989-92 and 1994-96, chm Mechanical Pubns (MEP) Ltd, memb Cncl 1992-2001, memb Exec Ctee 1993-2001, vice-pres 1995-97, dep pres 1997-99, pres 1999-2000; SMMT: chm Heavy Commercial Vehicle Tech Ctee 1989-94, memb Engrg Ctee 1989-94; FISITA: memb Cncl 1992-2004, vice-pres 1994-98, pres 1998-2000; Engrg Cncl: senator 2000-02, memb Bd for the Engrg Profession 2000-02; memb Membership Ctee Royal Acad of Engrg 1998-2001; author of numerous papers in various professional jls; hon fell Bolton Inst 2000; Hon DEng Univ of Bolton 2010; Eur Ing, DMS, CEng, FIMechE (past pres 2000-), FISITA (past pres 2000-05), FCMI, FRSA, MSAE, FREng 1997
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Food and drink etiquette

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