Trevor Graham BAYLIS

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Birthdate 1937-05-13
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Style Trevor Baylis, Esq, OBE
Career inventor; >ir< GB swimmer (aged 15) 1952, staff Soil Mechanics Lab Southall 1953-57 (pt/t day release to study mech and structural engrg at local tech coll), Nat Serv PT instr 1957-61 (rep Army and Imperial Services at swimming), salesman Purley Pools 1961, turned professional swimmer, stuntman and entertainer (incl performances as underwater escape artiste in Berlin circus), fndr Shotline Displays (aquatic display co) and Shotline Steel Swimming Pools (pool mfrs); >ir< inventor: Orange Aids (for the disabled) 1985, wind up radio 1991 (manufactured as the Freeplay Radio from 1997); chm Trevor Baylis Brands plc; recipient: BBC Design for Best Product and Best Design 1996, Presidential Gold Medal IMechE 1998, Walpole Medal of Excellence 2001, Export Times Exporter of the Year Award, Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellowship; numerous appearances on TV incl: Tomorrow's World, QED, This is Your Life; visiting prof Univ of Buckinghamshire; lectr and demonstrator British Council Africa and Australia 1998; vice-pres: European Women of Achievement Awards, Techknowlogy; after dinner speaker; hon memb: CBI, Radio Soc; patron: Heathrow Special Needs Farm (formerly Spelthorne Farm Project for the Handicapped), POPAN (Prevention of Professional Abuse Network), Motor Sport Endeavour; DTech (hc): Nottingham Trent Univ, Southampton Inst, Univ of Brighton; Hon MSc: UEA, Univ of Teesside; Hon DUniv Open Univ, Hon Dr Middx Univ, Hon MBA Univ of Luton, Hon Degree Brunel Univ, Hon DUniv Oxford Brookes Univ, Hon DSci Heriot Watt Univ 2003, Hon DEng Leeds Met Univ 2005; hon res fell Sch of Journalism Univ of Wales Cardiff, hon fell Univ of Wolverhampton, hon fell Univ of Wales Inst
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