The British Council - DG's Tour

Board members

As at 26 June 1996

Sir Martin Jacomb
Chairman, Prudential Assurance Company Ltd

Deputy Chairman
Lord Chorley FCA **
Chairman, The National Trust

Ms Hilary Armstrong MP
Labour Member of Parliament for Durham North-West

The Rt Hon. Timothy Renton MP
Conservative Member of Parliament for Mid-Sussex and Minister for the Arts, and Minister for the Civil Service 1990-92

Ms Lesley Abdela MBE
Journalist, consultant and founder of the all-Party 300 Group for Women in Politics and Public Life

Michael Bichard
Permanent Secretary, Department for Education and Employment

Dr Clive Booth
Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University

Mrs A S Byatt CBE FRSL

Sir John Coles KCMG *
Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Professor David Crystal OBE
Author, lecturer, reference books editor, broadcaster on language and linguistics, and Hon. Professorial Fellow, University of Wales, Bangor

Sir Roger Elliott FRS **
Chief Executive, Oxford University Press and Professor of Physics, Oxford University

Arthur Green
lately Under-Secretary, Department of Education for Northern Ireland

Dr John Hemming CMG
Director and Secretary, Royal Geographical Society

Dr R Brinley Jones FSA
Chairman, Welsh Cathedrals and Churches Commission

Sir Tim Lankester KCB
Director, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Dr Janet P Morgan
Writer and consultant

Timothy Rix **
Director, Blackwell Ltd

Dr John Roberts CBE
lately Warden, Merton College Oxford

Emma Rothschild
Economist, economic historian and Fellow, King's College University of Cambridge

Sir Mark Russell kcmg
Chairman, Commonwealth Institute, Scotland

John Vereker CB *
Permanent Secretary, Overseas Development Administration

Lord Wilson of Tillyorn GCMG
Chairman, Scottish Hydro- Electric plc

Former Board members who served during the reporting year April 1995 - March 1996
Marmaduke Hussey
lately Chairman, British Broadcasting Corporation

*These members are nominated by the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
**Member of Audit Committee

The Board's Code of Best Practice requires members to declare any interest which may conflict with their responsibilities as Board members. This information is available for inspection.

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