John Birt BIRT

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1944-12-10
Education St Mary's Coll Liverpool, St Catherine's Coll Oxford (MA)
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Recreations football, walking, cinema
Clubs N/A
Style The Rt Hon the Lord Birt
Career prodr Nice Time 1968-69, jt ed World in Action 1969-70, prodr The Frost Programme 1971-72, exec prodr Weekend World 1972-74, head of current affairs LWT 1974-77, co-prodr The Nixon Interviews 1977, controller of features and current affairs LWT 1977-81, dir of programmes LWT 1982-87; BBC: dep DG 1987-92, DG 1992-2000; advsr to the PM on Criminal Justice 2000-01, strategy advsr to the PM 2001-05; memb Cabinet Office Strategy Bd 2003-05; advsr: McKinsey & Co 2000-05, Terra Firma 2005-, Capgemini 2006-10; chm: Lynx New Media (subsequently Lynx Capital Ventures) 2000-04, Waste Recycling Gp 2006, Infinis 2006-07; non-exec dir: PayPal (Europe) Ltd 2004-10 (chm 2010-), Eutelsat 2006- (vice-chm 2012-), Maltby Capital Ltd 2007-10; memb: Wilton Park Academic Cncl 1980-83, Media Law Gp 1983-94, Working Pty on the New Technols Broadcasting Research Unit 1981-83 (memb Exec Ctee 1983-87), Opportunity 2000 (formerly Women's Economic) Target Team BITC 1991-98,, Int Cncl Museum of TV and Radio NY 1994-2000; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 1991-99; hon fell St Catherine's Coll Oxford 1992; Hon DLitt: Liverpool John Moores Univ 1992, City Univ 1998, Univ of Bradford 1999, Univ of Westminster 2010; winner Emmy (for outstanding contrib to int TV) 1995; FRTS (vice-pres 1994-2000)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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