Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor WESTMINSTER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles also Baron Grosvenor (GB 1761), Earl Grosvenor, Viscount Belgrave (both GB 1784), and Marquess of Westminster (UK 1831)
Birthdate 1951-12-22
Education Harrow
Publications N/A
Recreations shooting, fishing
Clubs Cavalry and Guards', MCC, Royal Yacht Squadron
Style His Grace the Duke of Westminster, KG, CB, CVO, OBE, TD, CD, DL
Career cmd Queen's Own Yeo, RAC, TA 1973, Capt 1979, Maj 1985, Lt-Col 1992, Cdr 1993-95, Col 1995-97, Dep Cdr 143 W Midlands Bde 1997-99, Brig TA HQ Adj-Gen 2000-02, DRFC 2002-04, Maj Gen ACDS (Res and Cadets) 2004-07, on unposted list 2007-11, Dep Cdr Army Reserves 2011, Dep Cdr Land Forces 2011-12; chm Grosvenor 1979-2000, chm Grosvenor Gp Ltd (formerly Grosvenor Gp Hldgs Ltd) 1999-2007; dir: Int Students Tst 1976-93, Claridges Hotel Ltd 1981-93, Marcher Sound Ltd 1982-97, Westminster Christmas Appeal Tst 1989-94, NW Business Leadership Team 1990-97, Manchester Olympic Games Co-ordinating Ctee 1991-94, Business in the Community (BITC) 1991-95; life govr RASE 1997-; pro-chllr Keele Univ 1986-93, chllr Manchester Met Univ 1992-2002, first-chllr Univ of Chester 2005-; chm of tstees Nuffield Tst for the Forces of the Crown 1992-; pres: London Fedn of Clubs for Young People 1979-2000, Spastics Soc (now SCOPE) 1982-2005, Nat Kidney Research Fund 1985-97, Arthritis Care 1986-2003 (currently patron), RNIB 1986-2012, Drug and Alcohol Fndn 1987-97, N of Eng Zoological Soc 1987-, Holstein UK & I (formerly Br Holstein Soc) 1988-, Abbeyfield Soc 1989-95, Country Tst 1989-, Inst of Environmental Sciences 1989-2013, BASC 1992-2000, BLESMA 1992-, Youth Sports Tst 1996-2004, Manchester Cwlth Games 1998-2002, Life Educn Centres (Drug Prevention) 2000-12, Tank Museum 2002-, Atlantic Salmon Tst 2004-, Yeomanry Benevolent Fund 2005-; vice-pres: RUSI 1993-2012, Fountain Soc 1985-2012, Royal Soc of St George 1987-, NSPCC 1988-, Royal Engrs Museum Fndn 1990-, Royal British Legion 1993-, Royal Assoc of British Dairy Farmers 1995-, Reserve Forces Ulysses Tst 1995-, Game and Wildlife Conservation Tst (formerly Game Conservancy Tst) 2000- (pres 1987-2000); memb Ctee: Rural Target Team 1992, N American Advsy Gp 1994, Nat Army Museum 1988-97, Prince's Youth Business Tst 1989-, St George's House Windsor Castle Special Appeal 2000, Br Kidney Patients Assoc 2001-07 (also patron); memb Prince's Cncl Duchy of Cornwall 2001-11; currently memb Cncl RICS Fndn (chm 2000-02); patron: Worcs CCC (pres 1984-86), MIND 1984-2012, Royal Fine Art Cmmn 1988-, Dyslexia Inst 1989-98, Royal Ulster Agric Soc 1997-2003, Prince's Tst NW Region 2001-, Changing Faces 2001-12, Blue Cross Animal Hosp 2001-, Emmaus 2003-12, Soil Assoc 2004-, UK4U 2006-, Army Mountaineering Assoc, Museum of Policing in Cheshire 2006, Friends of Castle Mey 2006, Chester Culture Park 2007; vice-patron Animals in War Meml Fund 2002; friend of Chester Youth Club; tstee: Grosvenor Estate (chm of tstees 1979-), Westminster Abbey Tst, Westminster Fndn, Westminster Housing Tst, Falcon Tst 1975-2012, TSB Fndn for England and Wales 1986-97, Habitat Research Tst 1990-2012; Hon Col: Northumbrian Univ OTC 1995-2003, 7 Regt AAC 1993-2009, Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeo (RMLY) 2001-08, Queen's Own Yeomanry 2008-; Col-in-Chief Royal Westminster Regt 1991, Col Cmdt Yeomanry 2005-, Dep Col Commandant Army Air Corps 2009-; Freeman: City of Chester 1973, England 1979, City of London 1980; Liveryman: GAPAN, Worshipful Co of Gunmakers, Worshipful Co of Weavers, Worshipful Co of Armourers and Braziers, Worshipful Co of Marketors, Worshipful Co of Goldsmiths, Worshipful Co of Fishmongers; fell Liverpool John Moores Univ 1990, hon fell Univ of Central Lancashire 2001; Hon LLD Univ of Keele 1990, Hon LLD Univ of Liverpool 2000, Hon DLitt Univ of Salford 2000; FIStructE 1997, FRSA, FRAS, FCIM, FCIOB, Hon MRICS; KStJ 1991
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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