Alan John Watson WATSON OF RICHMOND

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-02-03
Education Kingswood Sch Bath, Jesus Coll Cambridge (MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations travel, wines, boating
Clubs Brooks's, RAC, Kennel, Beefsteak
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Watson of Richmond, CBE
Career history scholar and res asst to regius prof of modern history Cambridge 1962-64; broadcaster; presenter The Money Programme (BBC 2) and Panorama (BBC 1) 1964-76, head of radio & TV EEC Cmmn 1976-80; presenter: You and 92 (BBC 1) 1990, The Germans (Channel 4) 1992, Key Witness (BBC Radio 4) 1996; chief exec Charles Barker City Ltd 1980-83, dep chm Sterling PR Ltd 1985-86; chm: City and Corporate Counsel Ltd 1987-93, Corporate Vision Ltd 1989-98, Threadneedle Publishing Gp plc 1989-94, CTN Communications (Corporate Television Networks) Ltd 1992-, Burson-Marsteller Europe 1996-2007 (chm Burson-Marsteller UK 1994-96), Coca-Cola European Advsy Bd 2004-06, Raisin Social Ltd 2005-, Bd Havas Media UK 2008-; visiting fell Louvainium Business Sch Brussels 1990-94, Erasmus visiting prof Catholic Univ of Louvain 1990-, hon prof German Studies Univ of Birmingham 1997-, memb Bd GB Studies Centre Humboldt Univ Berlin 1999-, visiting fell Oriel Coll Oxford 2003-; pres Lib Pty 1984-85, vice-chm European Movement 1995-2001, pres European Atlantic Movement 2006-; memb: House of Lords Select Ctee on the EU 2000-04 and 2006-10, Exec Bd UNICEF 1985-92, Exec Jesus Coll Cambridge Soc 1987-94, Bd Prince of Wales Int Business Leaders' Forum 1996-2005, BT Bd Community and Charities Ctee 1996-2004, Advsy Cncl Centre for Politics Univ of Virginia; chm: Royal Television Soc 1992-94, British-German Assoc 1992- (chm 1992-2000, pres 2001), Royal Acad Devpt Bd 1999-2001, Cncl of Cwlth Socs 2003-, Br-German Koenigswinter Conf 2004-10, Br Accreditation Cncl 2007-11; pres: Heathrow Assoc for the Control of Aircraft Noise 1991-95, Franco-Br Soc 2012-; chm: Bd of Govrs Westminster Coll Oxford 1988-94, Richmond Theatre Appeal 1990-91, Father Thames Tst 1998-, Cambridge Univ Chemistry Advsy Bd 2000-, The Cambridge Fndn 2005-; govr: Kingswood Sch 1984-90, ESU 1993- (dep chm 1995-99, chm 2000, int chm 2002-06, int chm emeritus 2006-, vice-pres 2012-); tstee Richmond Univ; patron European Movement 2008-; Churchill Medal 2005; Hon Doctorate St Lawrence Univ 1992, Hon Doctorate Moldova Univ 2007, Hon Doctorate Richmond American Int Univ 2008, Hon Doctorate Spiru Hatet Univ Burcharest 2009, Hon Doctorate Tirana Univ 2010, Hon Doctorate Bucharest Univ 2011; hon prof of int studies Univ of St Petersburg 2003-, hon fell Jesus Coll Cambridge 2004, hon prof Korea Univ 2004, High Steward Univ of Cambridge 2010-; Int Award Manila Univ 2005; FRTS 1992, FIPR 1999, FIVCA 2000; German Order of Merit 1995 (Grand Cross 2002), Grand Cross Romanian Order of Merit 2004, Cwlth of Virginia Cert of Public Recognition 2007, German Order of the Knights Grand Cross 2007
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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