Roger John WHEATER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-11-24
Education Brighton, Hove and Sussex GS, Brighton Tech Coll
Publications N/A
Recreations country pursuits, painting, photography and gardening
Clubs Probs Club of Innerleithen, Traquair and Walkerburn (pres 2010-11)
Style Prof Roger Wheater, OBE, FRSE
Career cmmnd Royal Sussex Regt 1953, 3 Bn Gold Coast Regt 1953-54, intelligence offr 4/5 Bn Royal Sussex Regt (TA) 1954-56; asst supt Colonial Police Uganda 1956-61; Uganda National Parks: chief warden Murchison Falls National Park 1961-70, dir Uganda National Park 1970-72; dir Royal Zoological Society of Scotland 1972-98; conslt: International Bank for Redevelopment (World Bank) 1974-97, World Tourist Orgn (UN) 1980-2001, Sultanate of Oman 1990 and 1991; Sec of State's inspr Zoo Licensing Act 1984-2009; memb: Co-ordinating Ctee Nuffield Unit of Tropical Animal Ecology 1970-72, Scientific and Tech Ctee E African Wildlife Soc 1970-72, Bd of Govrs Mweka Coll of Wildlife Management 1970-72, Int Union of Directors of Zoological Gardens (now the World Assoc of Zoos and Aquaria) 1974-93 (pres 1988-91), Ctee on Educn and Information Scottish Wildlife Tst 1982-98, Ad Hoc Ctee on Zoo Licensing Act DOE 1986-98, UK Ctee Int Union for the Conservation of Nature and National Resources (IUCN) 1988-98, IUCN Conservation Breeding Specialist Gp 1988-98, Cncl Flora and Fauna Preservation Soc 1990-94; chm: Advsy Ctee Cammo Estate 1980-95, Fedn of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland (now Br and Irish Assoc of Zoos and Aquaria) 1993-96 (vice-chm 1980-93), Euro Assoc of Zoos and Aquaria 1994-97 (memb Cncl 1992-98, chm Membership Ctee 1992-94, vice-chm 1994), Access Forum 1996-2000, Tourism and Environment Forum 1998-2003, Heather Tst 1999-2002, Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 1999-2002, Zoos Advsy Ctee ZSL 2002-03, Beaver Salmonid Working Gp 2009-; dep chm Zoo Forum 1998-2002; pres: Assoc of British Wild Animal Keepers 1984-99, Cockburn Trout Angling Club 1997-, Scottish Wildlife Tst 2007-08, Tweedale Soc 2007-; vice-pres World Pheasant Assoc Int 1994-, UK tstee The Gorilla Org 1993-2010 (chm 2008-10); fndr patron and tstee: Dynamic Earth Appeal Fund 1993-98, Dynamic Earth Charitable Tst 1998-, The Tweed Fndn 2007-; memb Bd Scottish Natural Heritage 1995-99 (dep chm 1997-99); memb: Cncl Nat Tst for Scot 1973-78 and 1999-2005 (Exec Ctee 1982-87 and 1999-2005, chm 2000-05), Editorial Bd International Zoo Year Book 1987-99, Edinburgh Centre for Rural Research 1993-98, SNH Scientific Advsy Ctee 1995-99, Cncl Zoological Soc of London 1995-2000 and 2001-03 (vice-pres 1998-99), Organisational and Environment Sectional Ctee RSE 2000-03, Young People's Ctee RSE 2002-05, Strategic Devpt Fund The Wildlife Tsts 2007-11, Bd Royal Zoological Soc of Scotland 2011-; tstee The William Thyne Scholarship 1997-2004; memb Bd Corstorphine Primary Sch 1989-95; hon prof Faculty of Veterinary Med Univ of Edinburgh 1993; BIAZA Outstanding Achievement Award 1998, WAZA Heini Hediger Award 2001, EAZA Outstanding Achievement Award 2004; Hon DUniv Open Univ 2004; Hon FRSGS 1995, Hon FRZS 1999; CBiol, FSB 1988, FRSE 1985, FRSA 1991
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER