Gordon McGregor REID

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1948-02-09
Education Univ of Glasgow (Tech Cert Lab Sci), Univ of Wales Cardiff (BSc), Queen Elizabeth Coll London/British Museum of Natural History (PhD)
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Style Prof Gordon McGregor Reid
Career animal research technician Zoological Dept Univ of Glasgow 1966-68; VSO field biologist: Botswana 1968-69, Nigeria 1969-70; pt/t demonstrator in zoology Univ of London Colls and Examinations Lab 1974-78, lectr in biology Univ of Sokoto Nigeria 1979-81, conservation offr (natural history) Liverpool Museum 1982-84, keeper of natural history (conservation) Nat Museums on Merseyside Liverpool 1984-85, keeper of natural history Horniman Museum London 1985-91; North of England Zoological Soc at Chester Zoo: curator-in-chief 1992-95, dir and chief exec 1995-2010, dir emeritus 2010-; visiting research fell/guest lectr Nat Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Instn Washington and Nat Zoological Soc of Mexico, visiting prof Univ of Liverpool Dept of Veterinary Clinical Sci and Animal Husbandry 1999-, hon prof Univ of Beds 2010; an inspector of zoos (Govt appt) and conslt biologist to various WWF projects, Br Exec Serv Overseas inspr of Hungarian zoos 1998; memb: Cncl World Assoc of Zoos and Aquariums (chm Aquarium Ctee 2002-06), Cncl European Assoc of Zoos and Aquariums 2001-07 (co-chm Research Ctee), Cncl Assoc of Leading Visitor Attractions, Editorial Advsy Bd Int Zoo Yearbook 2000-, WWF Progs Ctee 2003-07; pres Linnean Soc of London 2003-06; memb: World Conservation Union (IUCN) (memb Strategy Advsy Bd Conservation Breeding Specialist 2007-), cultural consortium englandsnorthwest (chair Gardens Strategy 1999-2006); tstee Nat Museums Liverpool 2001-06 (memb HR Ctee and Human Remains Working Gp), global chair IUCN/Species Survival Cmmn (SSC)/Wetlands Int (WI) Freshwater Fish Specialist Gp, served on South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) strategic and operational review panel, pres World Assoc of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) 2007-09, chair Global Amphibian ARK Project until 2009; three new species of fish Labeo reidi, Nannocharax reidi and Doumea reidi named in honour 2010; hon fell Liverpool John Moore's Univ 2006, Hon Dr of Science Univ of Chester 2006, Hon Dr of Science Manchester Met Univ 2008; CBiol 1994, FIBiol 1994; Huesped de Honor of Bolivia 2004
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