Robert Furniss RIDING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-05-05
Education Stockport GS, ChCh Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations sailing, motoring
Clubs Island Cruising (vice-pres, cdre 1988-90), Manx Motor Racing (chm 1999-), Manx Classic Car (pres 2005-), Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts', Bentley Drivers'
Style Robert Riding, Esq
Career dir and later chm Nat Commercial Devpt Capital Ltd 1980-85, gen mangr Williams & Glyn's Bank plc 1982-85, treas and gen mangr The Royal Bank of Scotland plc 1985-86, dep chm and chief exec RoyScot Finance Gp plc 1986-90; chm: RoyScot Tst plc 1984-90, Royal Bank Leasing Ltd 1986-90, RoyScot Vehicle Contracts Ltd 1986-90, RoyScot Factors Ltd 1986-90, RoyScot Finance Services Ltd 1988-90, Conister Tst plc (IOM) 1992-2002 (dir 1991-2002), IOM Int Broadcasting plc 2004-05; non-exec dir: Int Commodities Clearing House Ltd 1985-86, Royal Bank of Scotland AG (Switzerland) 1985-86, Direct Line Insurance plc 1986-88, Royal Bank Gp Services Ltd 1987-90, A T Mays Gp plc 1988-90, Commercial Finance Ltd (IOM) 1992-2002, Rycroft Finance & Leasing Ltd (IOM) 1996-2001, The With Profits Plus Fund plc (IOM) 1996-2007, IOM Int Business Sch 2000-09, Neville James Int Funds PCC plc 2007-13; memb: Exec Ctee Assoc of Manx Bankers 1993-99 (pres 1997-99), Exec Ctee IOM Centre IOD 1994-2003 (chm 1999-2003), Cncl IOD 1999-2003, IOM Govt Boundary Cmmn 2010-13; tstee Seamanship Fndn 1990-96, tstee Island Tst 2000- (pres 2015-), tstee and former chm Assoc of Sea Trg Orgns 1981-2013; hon life memb RYA (memb Cncl 1983-99, chm of trg 1984-89, hon treas 1994-99), chm Derbyhaven Residents' Soc 2008-13, chm Soder & Man Prayer Book Soc 2010-, chm Sir Henry Royce Meml Fndn 2012-14; memb Sodor and Man Diocesan Synod 1997-2003 and 2005-07; chm Friends of St German's Cathedral 1996-2006, churchwarden St Bridget's Kirk Bride 2009-14; FCIB 1976
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