(Elizabeth) Jean BALFOUR

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1927-11-04
Education Univ of Edinburgh (BSc)
Books & Publications
Recreations hill walking, fishing, painting, exploring arctic vegetation, shooting
Clubs Farmers', New Edinburgh
Style Dr Jean Balfour, CBE, FRSE
Career dir A J Bowen & Co Ltd, ptnr Balbirnie Home Farms and Balbirnie Dairy Farm; dir: Chieftain Industries 1983-85, Scot Dairy Trade Fedn 1983-86, Scot Agric Colls 1987-89, Loch Duart Ltd 1999-2008 (chm 1999-2006), Scottish Quality Salmon 2005-06; chm Crofling Gp SRPBA 2009-; pres Royal Scot Forestry Soc 1969-71, chm Countryside Cmmn for Scot 1972-83, A New Look at the Northern Ireland Countryside (report to govt) 1984, hon vice-pres Scot YHA 1983-, vice-pres E Scot Coll of Agric 1982-88 (govr 1958-88); memb: Fife CC 1958-70, Nature Conservancy Cncl 1973-80, Scot Economic Cncl 1978-83, Ct Univ of St Andrews 1983-87; vice-chm Scottish Wildlife Tst 1969-72 (hon vice-pres Fife and Kinross Membs Centre 1983-), memb Cncl Inst of Chartered Foresters 1984-87, chm Regnl Advsy Ctee Forestry Cmmn (E Scot) 1963-84 and (Mid Scot) 1987-2000, memb Ctee of Enquiry on Handling of Geographical Info 1987-89, memb RSE Foot and Mouth Enquiry 2001-02; chm W Sutherland Fisheries Tst 1996-99, dep chm Seafish Industry Authy 1987-90, dep chm Women's Sci Ctee Office of Sci and Technol (Cabinet Office) 1993-94; pres Scottish Arctic Club 1998-2001; memb: Forth River Purification Bd 1992-96, Scottish Office Task Force Trout Protection Orders 1998-; govr Duncan of Jordanstone Coll of Art 1992-94, tstee Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 1992-96, memb Cncl Scottish Landowners' Fedn 1992, chm Mid Scotland Branch and memb Cncl Timber Growers Assoc 2000-02; Order of the Falcon (Iceland) 1994; awarded Inst of Chartered Foresters Medal for services to Br forestry 1996; Hon DSc Univ of St Andrews 1977, Hon DUniv Stirling 1991; FRSA 1981, FRSE 1980, FICFor, FIBiol 1988, FRZS Scot 1983
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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