FORMER EXECUTIVE POSITIONS
Head, Turner & Newall Building Development Division
Managing Director, Celmac Group of Companies
Development Director, Fosroc International
Chairman, European Design Group
Managing Director, Wilcox Computers Limited
Founder Chairman, Industrial Building Bureau
Member of the Board of Management of Treetex Acoustics Limited
FORMER BOARD APPOINTMENTS
Director, Middle East Building Service
Director, Clifplant Limited
Director, Jeavons Limited
Director, ERP International
Chairman, EEC Construction Industry Liaison group
Tutor Luton Industrial College
External lecturer at various universities
Member Board of Management Family Housing Association
FORMER PUBLIC AND OTHER OFFICES
President, Association of Building Component Manufacturers
Member, Building Regulations Advisory Committee (DOE)
Member, Asbestos Health Committee
Member, Non-tariff Barriers to Trade Committee (DTI)
Member, International Construction Advisory Committee
Member, CBI Building Legislation Group
Chairman, International Information Committee CIRIA
Chairman, BOTB International Briefings
Member, Joint Systems Export Committee
Council Member Industrial Market Research Association
Chairman, Manchester Social Responsibility Project
Vice President, Manchester Club
BROADCASTING & PUBLICATIONS
Extensive television and radio experience. Author of several books and numerous articles in national journals. Editorial consultant to various journals, e.g. Build International and Middle East Trade.
Direct involvement in major capital projects in Middle East, Western Europe, North Africa, and North America.
Earthquake relief work – El Asnam, Skopje, etc.
Low cost housing projects in Africa and South America
Member British Delegation at Jablonna Conference,Warsaw
Papers presented at major international conferences in Mexico City, New York, Strasbourg, Prague, Bologna, Zurich, Milan, Munich, Paris, Copenhagen, etc.
Work carried out with agencies of the European Commission at Brussels and various overseas Embassies in the United Kingdom.
British representative Europrefab Executive Committee.
Founder Chairman, Trafford Council for Voluntary Service
President, Urmston Save the Children Fund
Founder Chairman, Urmston Civic Society
Leader for thirty years of Flixton Forum working with young disabled and elderly.
President, Human Need Scheme
Former Chairman, Urmston Council of Churches
Former member, Methodist Church Christian Citizenship Committee
Founder and Leader of the Maranatha Community
Political and legislation consultant to various companies and organisations
Founder and for ten years Chairman of the 5000 strong Manchester Regional Young Liberal Organisation
Director North West Radical Publications and Liberal Literature Campaign
Parliamentary candidate on nine occasions – Oldham East, The High Peak, Stretford, and Davyhulme.
Former member of Liberal Party National Executive and Chairman of Liberal Party Transport Committee