Adrian Christopher SWIRE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-02-15
Education Eton, UC Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations N/A
Clubs White's, Brooks's, Hong Kong, Pratts
Style Sir Adrian Swire, DL
Career Nat Service Coldstream Gds, served RAFVR and RAuxAF (Hon Air Cdre RAuxAF 1987, AE); joined Butterfield & Swire Far East 1956; John Swire & Sons Ltd: dir 1961, dep chm 1966-87, chm 1987-97 and 2002-2004, hon pres 2005-; dir: Cathay Pacific Airways 1965-2005, Swire Pacific Ltd 1978-2008, HSBC Holdings plc 1995-2002; memb Int Advsy Cncl CITIC Beijing 1995-2005; dir: Brooke Bond Group 1972-82, NAAFI 1972-86 (dep chm 1982-85); pres Gen Cncl of Br Shipping 1980-81, chm Int Chamber of Shipping 1982-87; memb Gen Ctee Lloyd's Register 1967-99; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 1981-89 (hon fell 1998); pro-chllr Univ of Southampton 1995-2004; tstee RAF Museum 1983-91, chm RAF Benevolent Fund 1996-2001, pres Spitfire Soc 1996-2009; memb Cncl Wycombe Abbey Sch 1988-95; Elder Bro Trinity House 1990; Air League Founders Medal 2006; Liveryman: Worshipful Co of Fishmongers 1962, Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators 1986; Hon DSc Cranfield Univ 1995, Hon DUniv Southampton 2002; Hon CRAeS 1991
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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