Christopher Conran IRWIN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-04-02
Education Bedales (scholar), Univ of Sussex (BA)
Books & Publications The Security of Western Europe (with Sir Bernard Burrows, 1972), Electing the European Parliament (1973), Towards a Peaceful Europe (1974); contrib to: International Affairs, Strategic Survey
Recreations gardening, historical topography, timetables
Clubs
Style Christopher Irwin, Esq
Career freelance broadcaster BBC Radio Brighton 1968-69, Fed Tst for Educn and Res 1969-75, sr visiting fell Univ of Sussex 1971-72, Secretariat N Atlantic Assembly Brussels 1973-74, current affrs prodr BBC World Service 1975-77, sr res assoc IISS 1977-78; various BBC appointments incl: sec of BBC Scot 1978-79, head of radio BBC Scot 1979-82, gen mangr Satellite devpt 1982-84, chief exec Satellite Broadcasting Bd 1984-85; sold concept for Br Satellite Broadcasting to Pearson plc 1985; gen mangr new media devpt Pearson plc 1986-88, controller of resources and admin BBC World Service 1989-90, chief exec BBC World Service Television Ltd 1990-94, md Guinness World Records Ltd 1994-2001; dir TravelWatch SouthWest 2005- (chair 2005-13), memb European Rail Research Advsy Cncl 2004-, memb for passengers European Railway Agency 2004-14 (chair 2012-14), European policy advsr Transport Focus 2005-, memb Tport Advsy Gp EC 2013-; head UK Delgn to the Channel Tunnel Intergovernmental Cmmn 2012; hon doctorate Univ of Plymouth 2012
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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