William Watson Cockburn SYSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-09-12
Education Broughton
Publications N/A
Recreations art, music, reading, hill walking, sport
Clubs New (Edinburgh), Square, Cronies, Stedfast
Style William Syson, Esq
Career Nat Serv Army 1949-51, TA 1951-58; joined Bank of Scotland 1947, sr managerial positions Edinburgh 1969-81, chief mangr Head Office 1981-90, asst gen mangr 1987-90; chm: City Site Estates plc 1990-99, Rutherford Ltd 1991-99, various housing assocs 1992-97, Johnson Fry Second Utilities Tst plc 1993-97, Wiggins Group plc 1993-2002, Aitken Dott Ltd (t/a The Scottish Gallery) 1995-, LeggMason Investors International Utilities Tst plc 2000-03, Graham Tiso Ltd 2001-05, Premier Utilities plc 2003-05; dir: Great Western Resources Inc 1990-94 (dir and sec Great Western Resources North Sea Oil Partnership 1992-95), First International Leasing Corporation Ltd 1990-94, The British Real Estate Group plc 1990-96, Regent Investment Tst Ltd 1991-94, Scottish Value Tst plc 1991-2000; chm Bank of Scotland Edinburgh & District Mangrs and Officials Circle 1978; former lectr Heriot-Watt Coll and Univ, lectr Industrial Soc 1976-78, former examiner and moderator Inst of Bankers Scotland; memb Sub-Ctee Bolton Report on Small Businesses 1968; world sen Jr Chamber Int 1970, sr vice-pres Edinburgh and Midlothian Bn Boys' Bde 1970-90 (actg pres 1987-88); chm: City Centre Christian Outreach 1981-82, British Olympic Appeal Scotland 1991-93, William Syson Charitable Fndn 2012-; hon treas: Victoria League Scotland 1969-75, East of Scotland Branch Br Red Cross 1974-82 (memb Scottish Fin Ctee 1976-81), Scottish Branch Soldiers Sailors and Airmen's Families Assoc 1974-82, Scottish Churches Architectural Heritage Tst 1980-84, UN 50th Anniversary Appeal 1994 (also vice-pres); treas and memb Cncl The Prince's Tst East of Scotland and Borders Area 1978-84; tstee Cattanach Charitable Tst 2000-10, memb Devpt Bd Royal Scottish Nat Orch 2008-; FCIBS 1979 (memb 1954)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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