John Percival LEIGHFIELD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-04-05
Education Magdalen Coll Sch Oxford (state scholarship), Exeter Coll Oxford (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations historical cartography, music, walking
Clubs RAC, Royal Fowey Yacht
Style John Leighfield, Esq, CBE
Career with Ford Motor Co 1962-65, with Plessey Co 1965-72 (head of mgmnt info system 1970-72), with Br Leyland 1972-79 (IT dir Leyland Cars 1975-79), fndr and md ISTEL Ltd 1979-89, chm AT&T ISTEL (after AT&T acquired ISTEL) 1989-93, sr vice-pres and offr AT&T 1989-93; chm: RM plc 1993-2011, Birmingham Midshires Building Society 1996-99, Synstar plc 1998-2004; dir: TMA Ventures Ltd 1994-2002, IMPACT Programme Ltd 1998-2001, Halifax plc 1999-2001, KnowledgePool Ltd 2000-01, Getmapping plc 2005-; pro-chllr Univ of Warwick (chm Cncl 2002-11), hon prof and memb Advsy Bd Warwick Business Sch, visiting prof Warwick Manufacturing Gp; chm Alliance for Info Systems Skills; memb: Cncl of Computing Services and Software Assoc 1985-2002 (pres 1995-96), Bd of Intellect 2002-11; chm of govrs Magdalen Coll Sch Oxford 1995-2002, chm Advsy Cncl Oxford Philomusica 2002-11, chm of govrs WMG Acad for Young Engrs 2013-; Hon Dr: Univ of Central England, De Montfort Univ, Univ of Wolverhampton; Hon LLD Univ of Warwick; fndr memb, Liveryman and past Master Worshipful Co of Info Technologists, Freeman and Middle Warden Co of Educators 2007-; FInstD 1989, fell Inst for the Mgmnt of Info Systems 1990 (pres 2000-07), Hon FBCS 1991 (pres 1993-94), FRSA 1997, FIET 2007, FRGS 2011
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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