Raine SPENCER

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1929-09-09
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Style Raine, Countess Spencer
Career formerly a LCC Voluntary Care Ctee worker in Wandsworth and Vauxhall, and actively involved in the welfare of the elderly in other areas; memb Lewisham W LCC 1958-65; memb: GLC (Richmond) 1967-73, GLC Gen Purposes Ctee 1971-73; former memb BBC Nat Agric Advsy Ctee, chm Govt Working Pty on the Human Habitat for UN Conference on the Environment (which produced The Dartmouth Report, How Do You Want To Live?), and a UK delegate at the Conf in Stockholm 1972; chm: GLC Historic Bldgs Bd 1968-71, Covent Gdn Devpt Ctee 1971-75, UK Exec Ctee of European Architectural Heritage Year 1975; memb: English Tourist Bd 1971-75, BTA Infrastructure Ctee 1972-, Advsy Cncl V&A 1980-, BTA 1982-93 (Ctee Prestige Tourism for City of Nice, Special Jury for the Improvement of the Promenade des Anglais Nice 1994-96); chm: BTA Spas Ctee 1981-83, BTA Commendation Schemes Panel 1982-89, BTA Hotels and Restaurants Ctee 1983-87, BTA Accommodation Ctee 1987-93, BTA Devpt Ctee 1987-93, BTA Britain Welcomes Japan Ctee of Honour and Exec Ctee 1989, BTA Come to Britain Awards 1990-93, Ctee for Business Sponsorship of the Arts; dir Harrods International 1996- (with special interest in the 70 shops abroad, airport duty free shops and the devpt and licensing of new products), dir Harrods Management Ltd 2001-, dir Harrods Estates 2006-; awarded a gold medal for public speaking, and a former guest speaker at Univ of London, LSE and Univ of Cambridge debates; lectr at Holloway, Maidstone and Wandsworth Prisons and several thousand functions in UK, France, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, Holland and Switzerland; Hon LLD Dartmouth Coll USA
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