Geoffrey Arthur CASS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1932-08-11
Education Queen Elizabeth GS Darlington, Jesus Coll Oxford (MA), Dept of Social and Administrative Studies Oxford, Nuffield Coll Oxford, Jesus Coll Cambridge (MA), Clare Hall Cambridge
Books & Publications
Recreations lawn tennis, theatre
Clubs All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet (hon memb 2000), Hurlingham, Queen's (hon memb 1997), Hawks' (Cambridge; hon memb), IOD, Int Lawn Tennis of GB, The 45 (hon memb), Cambridge Univ Lawn Tennis, West Hants LTC (hon memb 2000-), Veterans Lawn Tennis GB
Style Sir Geoffrey Cass
Career cmmnd PO RAFVR (Oxford Univ Air Sqdn) 1954, Nat Serv PO 1958, Flying Offr 1960, Air Min Directorate Work Study RAF 1958-60; conslt PA Mgmnt Conslts 1960-65; private mgmnt conslt: British Communications Corp, Controls and Communications Ltd 1965; md George Allen & Unwin 1967-71 (dir 1965-67); dir: Controls and Communications Ltd 1966-69, Chicago Univ Press (UK) Ltd 1971-86; chief exec Cambridge Univ Press 1972-92 (sec the Press Syndicate 1974-92, Univ Printer 1982-83 and 1991-92, conslt 1992-); dir Weidenfeld Publishers Ltd 1972-74; dir: Newcastle Theatre Royal Tst 1984-89, American Friends Royal Shakespeare Theatre 1985-2000, Cambridge Theatre Co 1986-95, Theatres Tst 1991-2000, Marc Sinden Productions 2000-02; memb Restoration Appeal Ctee Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds 2002-; The All England LTC (Wimbledon) Ltd 1997-99, The All England Lawn Tennis Ground plc 1997-99, fndr memb Inigo Productions 1996-, tstee and guardian Shakespeare Birthplace Tst 1982- (life tstee 1994-); chm: RSC 1985-2000 (govr 1975-, dep pres 2000-), Royal Shakespeare Theatre Tst 1983- (fndr dir 1967-); Lawn Tennis Assoc of GB: memb Cncl 1976-, memb Mgmnt Bd 1985-90 and 1993-2000, chm Nat Ranking Ctee 1990-99, memb Int Events Ctee 1991-93, memb Nat Trg and Int Match Ctee 1982-90 and 1992-93 (chm 1985-90), memb Reorganisation Working Pty 1984-85 and 1994-99 (chm), dep pres 1994-96, pres and chm Cncl 1997-99; Wimbledon Championships: memb Ctee of Mgmnt 1990-2002, memb Jt Fin Ctee 1993-2002 (chm 1997-99), Jt Fin Bd 1989-93; govr Perse Sch for Girls Cambridge 1997-98 (chm Bd of Govrs 1978-88); memb: Governing Syndicate Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge 1977-78, Univ of Cambridge Ctee and Exec Sub-Ctee of Mgmnt of Fenners 1976-, Exec Ctee Univ of Cambridge Careers Service Syndicate 1982-2002 (memb 1977-2002); pres Macmillan Cancer Relief Cambridgeshire 1998-, chm Univ of Cambridge ADC Theatre Appeal 2000-, chm Univ of Cambridge Sports Centre Appeal 2001-, patron Cambridge Rowing Tst 2001-, tstee Univ of Cambridge Fndn 1998-; Oxford tennis blue 1953, 1954 and 1955 (sec 1955), Oxford badminton blue 1951 and 1952 (capt 1952); chm Cambridge Univ Lawn Tennis Club 1977-, pres Cambridgeshire Lawn Tennis Assoc 1980-82; played Wimbledon Championships: 1954, 1955, 1956, 1959; played in inter-county lawn tennis championships for Durham Co (singles champion 1951) then for Cambridgeshire (singles champion 1976) 1952-82, represented RAF 1958-59; Br Veterans Singles (45 and over) champion Wimbledon 1978; memb Br Veterans Int Championships Dubler Cup Team: Barcelona 1978, Milano Marittima 1979 (Capt); hon Cambridge tennis blue 1980; fell Clare Hall Cambridge 1979; hon fell Jesus Coll Oxford 1998; life FInstD 1968, FIIM (formerly FIWM) 1979, CCMI (CIMgt 1980), FRSA 1991; Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France) 1982
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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