Jeffrey Maurice Sterling STERLING OF PLAISTOW

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1934-12-27
Education Reigate GS, Preston Manor Co Sch, Guildhall Sch of Music
Books & Publications
Recreations music, swimming, tennis
Clubs Garrick, Hurlingham
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Sterling of Plaistow, GCVO, CBE
Career Paul Schweder & Co (Stock Exchange) 1955-57, G Eberstadt & Co 1957-62, fin dir General Guarantee Corp 1962-64, md Gula Investments Ltd 1964-69, chm Sterling Guarantee Trust plc 1969 (merged with P&O 1985), memb Bd of Dirs British Airways 1979-82, exec chm The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company 1983-2005 (dir 1980-2005), chm P&O Princess Cruises 2000-03; special advsr to Sec of State for Industry (later Trade and Industry) 1982-90; World ORT Union: memb Exec 1966-, chm Orgn Ctee 1969-73, chm ORT Technical Servs 1974-, vice-pres British ORT 1978-; pres: Gen Cncl of Br Shipping 1990-91, EC Shipowners' Assocs 1992-94; chm The Queen's Golden Jubilee Weekend Tst 2002, dep chm and hon treas London Celebrations Ctee for Queen's Silver Jubilee; Motability: co-fndr 1977, chm Exec Ctee 1977-, vice-chm 1977-94, chm 1994-; chm: Young Vic Co 1975-83, Bd of Govrs Royal Ballet Sch 1983-99; govr Royal Ballet 1986-99; tstee Nat Maritime Museum 2005-; Hon Capt RNR 1991, elder brother Trinity House 1991; Freeman City of London; Hon DBA Nottingham Trent Univ 1995, Hon DCL Univ of Durham 1996; Hon FIMarE 1991, Hon FICS 1992, Hon MRICS 1993, FISVA 1995, Hon FRINA 1997; KStJ 1998, Grand Offr Order of the May (Argentina) 2002, Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit (Germany) 2004
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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