Peter VARNISH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-05-30
Education Warwick Sch, UCNW (BSc)
Publications N/A
Recreations watching rugby football, being a grandfather, hill walking, cyber security, photography
Clubs Army and Navy, Brooks's, Savage
Style Peter Varnish, Esq, OBE, FREng
Career SERL: memb Res Gp on High Power Lasers 1968-70, memb Res Gp on High Power Travelling Wave Tubes 1970-72; head Electron Bombarded Semiconductor Res RSRE 1972-75, scientific advsr to MOD British Embassy Washington 1975-79; MOD: UK electronic warfare co-ordinator ARE Portsdown 1979-81, head Antenna Section and offr i/c ARE Funtington 1981-84, head Radar Div ARE Portsdown 1984, head Signature Control Div ARE Funtington 1984-89, head Electronic Warfare and Weapons Dept ARE 1989-90, dir Above Water Warfare ARE 1990, Business Sector dir Above Water Systems DRA 1991-92, RCDS 1992, dir Strategic Defence Initiative Participation Office 1993, dir Science Ballistic Missile Defence 1994-95; dir Business Devpt Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA), dir of Technol (DERA) 2000-01; chief exec: S3T Ltd 2001-06, Consols Ltd 2006-08; chm: Definition Int Ltd 2002-09, Wrightson Gp 2003-11, AeroGB 2010-, Blueknot 2012; dir: Closed Solutions Ltd 2002-, CMB Technol 2003-05, CMB Inc 2003-, CMBIE Ltd 2003-04, Sparks Technol Ltd 2003-05, Geopolitical Solutions Ltd 2004-, Table 27 Ltd 2004-08, QTEL Europe plc 2005-06, BlueStar Capital 2008-13, Instantlabs Inc 2008-10, WPM Ltd 2008-11, Trango Ltd 2009-11, Halcyon LLP 2010-12, Tridex Ltd 2010-11, Deep Secure 2011, AeroGB Ltd 2011; advsr to: Aerospace Resources Ltd, Alchemie Ltd, Evesham Ltd, Radiation Watch Ltd, Rolatube Ltd, Strategic Communications Laboratory Ltd, PegasusBridge Fund Mgmnt, Alegro Capital Ltd, Aerospace Resources Ltd, FBM Babcock 2004-08, Lockheed Martin Inc 2009; defence advsr to Cons Pty shadow min for defence procurement, technology advsr D Gp London 2001-, sr military advsr to Northrop-Grumman 2009-, security advsr Broadcast Networks Ltd; chm: Stealth Conf 1988 and 2002, Military Microwaves 1990-97, Asia DEF EX, IDEX 1995-99, 2001, 2003 and 2005, IMDEX-ASIA 1997-99, Gulf Def Conference Abu Dhabi 2001, 2003 and 2005, Int Geopolitical Solutions Ltd 2001-04, Air Launched Weapons 2002-03 and 2005, Stealth 2003-2005, Interoperability 2003-04 and 2005, Aviation Repair and Maintenance 2004-05, Homeland Defence and Asymmetric Warfare 2004-05, Homeland Defence Symposium Dubai 2005, Global Security Singapore 2007 (vice-chm 2005), Technol Transfer and Offset GOCA NY 2006, Technol for C-Terrorism City Forum 2006, ID Cards and Terrorism City Forum 2007, Gulf Defence Conf Abu Dhabi 2009, Seeing in the Night Bisley 2009, Critical Nat Infrastructure London 2010, Smart Security Washington 2010, IFSEC Judging Panel 2011; lectr Higher Staff Course Bracknell 2000; memb: Sensors Ctee Defence Scientific Advsy Cncl, Stealth Working Pty Defence Scientific Advsy Cncl, Jt MOD Industry Liaison Ctee of Guided Weapons, MOD Faraday Initiative 2005-, Mgmnt Bd ARE, Cncl ERA Ltd, Advsy Ctee Dept of Electrical and Electronics Engrg Univ of Surrey, Faraday Initiative; author of numerous scientific and defence papers and patents; TV appearances on Discovery channel and Horizon; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers, Freeman City of London; memb Assoc of Electronic Warfare 1974, SMIEEE 1976, CEng 1988, FIET (FIEE 1988), MIMgt 1989, FREng 1995 (memb Sainsbury Award Ctee), FRSA 1997
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