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news, notes & networking DECEMBER 2013

CONTENTS News and Notes........ Pages 2-6 Networking................ PAGEs 7-9 BOOKS.............................. Pages 9-12 MUSIC............................... page 12 ADVERTISING.................. page 13


NEWS AND NOTES 1940s ALLAN BLAZA (1943) Sadly, the death (from Alzheimers) of my wife of sixty years on 20th September 2011. ROBIN OTTER (1944) received a Marsh Christian award for the lifetime contribution he has made to rare breeds and the work of the Rare Breeds Survivial Trust (RBST). HUMPHREY CHETWYNDTALBOT (1949) Great-grandfather, 2012.

1950s ORTWIN BOCK (1953) Repairer of old books. History of the microanatomy of the neuron (two publications). DAVID EDWARD (1953) was invested by the French Ambassador as Officier de la Légion d’Honneur – the highest honour conferred by France – and Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres on Saturday 17th November 2012, in recognition of his exceptional contributions to public life.

PAUL SIMMONS (1954) Retired, but still programming in PHP abd C++. Welcome hearing from anyone who is drifting through in Auckland. VICTOR CRADDOCK WILLIAMS (1956) Economics Director. Tricontinental Development, Associate Economics Director. International Development Consultants, PO 5609 Kampala, Uganda. ROGER SANDERS (1956) After being a professor of radiology specialising in diagnostic ultrasound at John Hopkins School of Medicine & University of Maryland Med. School, Baltimore, Thomas Jefferson Med. School, Philadelphia and University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, I have moved to San Diego, CA since my wife developed altitude sickness in Taos, New Mexico where we were living at 7,500 ft and after a bad fall I no longer relish skiing like I did. ROBIN LOW (1956) Bought Palnackie Farm, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, January 2013, in fulfilment of life-long ambition to return to the land.

MALCOLM ANDERSON (1954) I have enjoyed fifteen years of retitement in the Pyrenees. Have published recently In Thrall to Political Change: Police and Gendarmerie in France with OUP.

JON HUTCHINS (1960) Retired in 2009. Major occupations reading, gardening and visiting children and grand children (each on each coast). MICHAEL EMRYS-JONES (1961) played Anthony Eden in the sell out run of The Audience starring Helen Mirren as the Queen. NICHOLAS FALK (1961) is now active in the Academy of Urbanism, and his blog. He has been advising the partnership between Grosvenor Developments and Ozford City Council on the development of a new community to the West of Barton. With Oxford Civic Society he has initiated a series of events under the title Oxford Futures to explore how best Oxford might grow. His blog http:/postcardfromthefuture.wordpress. com/ reports on places he has visited and his articles and reports are freely available on

JOHN GLEW (1957) Over the last twenty years I have travelled (holidaying, back packing) extensively north of the equator, e.g.Yemen, Madagascar, North Pakistan, Uzbekistan and am willing to discuss my experiences with prospective travellers. JOHN HENDERSON (1958) Since retiring in 2008, I have worked part-time assisting the fundraiser of ArmonicoConsort, a music charity in Warwick where Anne and I have lived since 1993. Our son and elder daughter live in London, our younger daughter in Prague. Both girls are married, each has two boys. MICHAEL JEFFERSON (1959) Appointed Editor of journal Energy Policy, April 2013. Appointed Affiliate Professor, ESCP Europe Business School, June 2013. Appointed Member, Advisory Board, research Centre for Energy Management, Europe, June 2013. Left London Metropolitan Business

Photo: Sir David Edward (image courtesy Edinburgh Law School)


JOHN FOX (1959) 1969-2006, Artistic Director Welfare State International. Various “Life Time Achievement” Awards. (Arts Council) Project Champion: LKanternhouse, Cumbria, £2m Arts Lottery. Hon. Fellow of Univ. of Cumbria, UCLAN & Companion of LIPA. MBE “Leading exponent of Celebratory Arts.” Fellow of Royal Society of Arts. 2

Photo: Oliver Stocken

OLIVER STOCKEN (1961) was awarded a CBE for services to the Arts. Oliver is currently Chair of the Trustees of the Natural History Museum and Chair of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). GRANT THOMPSON (1962) Consulting at Capital Area Food Bank, Developing Board, conducting search for new CEO/President, plus Executive Coaching. MICHAEL BLOCK (1962) Boat building project: http://www.facebook. com/Greekboat

PETER SLATER (1964) I have now retired for the second time, from teaching Economics at Brentwood School (first retirement from motor industry was in 2000).

Photo: James J. Coleman Jr. accepts the 2012 Spirit of Hope Award

ALCUIN BLAMIRES (1965) Retired in 2011 from post as Professor of Medieval Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. Best known for his Clarendon Press medieval anthology Woman Defamed and Woman Defended. Currently keeps an eye on English at Oxford as External Examiner.

JOHN KNUBEL (1963) Published on issues associated with Federal Government’s financial accountability. DON STICKLAND (1963) Since going down, Don worked in energy (Schlumberger, Electricity Supply) whence he gained an Economics degree, and professional qualifications in Accountancy and Risk Management, but had to suddenly retire in Qatar in 2009 with an aggressive prostate cancer. He’ll field “How was it for you?” questions from newly diagnosed men. LYNN ROWLAND (1963) Now enjoying retirement after 22 years as Head of the Richard Pate School in Cheltenham. Also, on the governing body of the Cheltenham College, which keeps me quite busy. JON COOK (1964) Lynne and I reemigrated to Sydney after 5 years based in SW London. Still working around 6 months per year as a natural resources economist, mainly in Asia/Pacific. Also trying to regain sailboarding skills, which became a bit rusty while UK-based. ROGER POTTER (1964) Recently elected Chairman of Britain-Nepal Society. Delighted to hear from any prospective members.

FRANK WEBB (1967) is now Visiting Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and is on the faculty of the Master of International Development Policy and MPP programs . RICHARD BARRETT (1968), lately Head of the Monitoring Team at UN Security Council Committee, has been appointed CMG for services to enhancing the implementation of Sanctions Regimes and International Security.

JAMES J. COLEMAN (1963) was recently presented with the 2012 Coast Guard Spirit of Hope Award. Coleman, as President and Chairman of the board of directors for the National Coast Guard Museum Association, has supported the US Coast Guard and its people for decades. PETER GIBBS (1963) His novel, Settling the Score was short-listed for the Cricket Society and M.C.C.’s Book of the Year Award.

PETER HUTCHINSON (1967) I have now retired from full time employment but still work through my own company. Currently I am Executive Director of Green Africa Power which invests in renewable energy projects.

ROGER EMERSON (1968) returned to competitive chess on retirement after a gap of 30 years and is now joint British Seniors Champion - in the Championship’s 100th year, with a record entry in both numbers and strength. Photo: George Cooper, President and VC of King’s College, Halifax

GEORGE COOPER (1965) Appointed President and Vice-Chancellor, University of King’s College, Halifax, Canada, July 2012. GRAHAM MAYRHOFER (1965) Emeritus Fellow, University of Adelaide School of Molecular and Biomedical Science. Medical education: Lectures in Medical Immunology, Tutor in Case Based Learning, Examiner in MB, BS, years 1-3. ALAN FRANKS (1966) has written A World Elsewhere, a play set in Oxford in 1968; “A thrillingly intelligent drama of politics in all its forms, from international statesmanship through to the dirty tricks of old rivals and the rule-free warfare of the bedroom. In such a time of limitless possibilities, happiness is there for the taking, and innocence for the losing”. The play has a four-week run in London, at Theatre503 in Battersea, starting on January 20th 2014. WILLIAM TODD, III (1966) Delivered Ilchester Lecture at Oxford, 31 May 2012: In the Fullness of Time: the Serialization of the Russian Novel in the Nineteen Century. SCOTT WOLSTENHOLME (1966) I retired from the Circuit Bench on 6 May 2013. I continue to sit as a member of the Parole Board. 3

ROBERT McHENRY (1968) was elected to an Honorary Fellowship at Oriel College, in recognition of his 38 years of teaching Experimental Psychology at the College and his career in Psychology. ANDREW TURNER (1969) I have been Chief Scientist at AccentusMedical since 2011 - responsible for the development of infection resistant orthopaedic implants (AglunaTM). This is being commercialized in partnership with Zimmer Inc and Stanmore Implants Worldwide. The latter have already supplied over 600 custom implants for bone cancer patients with compromised immune systems.

1970s THOMAS BÖCKING (1970) was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his services to Anglo-German relations, particularly for his 31 years’ service as German Secretary to the Rhodes Trust.  The Order of Merit is the highest tribute the Federal Republic of Germany can pay to individuals for services to the nation.

MIKE JACKSON (1970) received an honorary DSc degree from the University of Hull, in July 2013, for his outstanding contribution to management science.

PHILIP GORE-RANDALL (1972) Both my sons, William and Edward (both old Members) got engaged (to Cambridge Graduates) in the past year.

IAN WILSON (1970) Retired as Principal of Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College in August 2012. Now Chair of Governors at Long Road Sixth Form College and researching the history of Sixth Form colleges from 1960 onwards.

JOHN PIKE (1973) I have now emigrated to Cambodia and am managing partner of Sciaroni and Associates, a leading law firm based in Cambodia and operating in Cambodia, Burma and Lao; my career change after spending two years workign as a VSO volunteer in the Cambodian countryside is a subject of a recent press release. I am very happy to meet Old Members who are visiting Phnom Penh.

LESLIE BOYCE (1971) has retired from the Learning Centre Manager post at Petroc (Tiverton), formerly East Devon College. Currently National Secretary of the Association of Ringing Teachers. ANDREW MURRAY (1971) was appointed by the Governer General of Australia as a Royal Commissioner on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. (Presently and continuing: Chair of the statutory authority the Western Australian Regional Development Trust).

JOSEPH SANTAMARIA (1973) was appointed in August 2013 as a judge of the Court of Appeal of Victoria, Australia. JEE SAY TAN (1973) Selected and sponsored by US State Department as Election Observer on the Meridian US Presidential Election Exchange 2012 (Oct-Nov); Guest lecturer at Peking Univ. HSBC Business School on Population, Economic Growth and Quality of Life (Mar ’13); Appointed Visiting Fellow of OU Department of Social Policy and Intervention (May ‘13); Panel speaker at Shifting to post-crisis welfare states in Europe conference, Berlin (Jun ‘13). BOB BOISTURE (1974) Appointed as Fetzer Institute’s new President and CEO.

Photo: Jon Plowman OBE

JON PLOWMAN (1971) was awarded an OBE for services to British comedy in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2013. Former head of BBC Comedy, Plowman’s producer credits include Absolutely Fabulous, French and Saunders, The Office, The League of Gentlemen and The Thick of It. ANDREW DUNROSSIL (1972) My rebirth into a parody of a Scottish Highlander continues. I became Chairman of the Society of Scottish Armigers and was elected to the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs.Visited Scotland and participated in eight Scottish festivals in seven American states. In December I was married - in my kilt. STEB FISHER (1972) recently wrote Our sustainability crisis didn’t start and doesn’t stop at climate change, an article for The Conversation, a news website written by academics in Australia.

ARTHUR BRIDGE (1976) Member NSW Serious Crimes Commission (Aus). MARTIN COHEN (1976) Currently working as a Petroleum Geologist & Manager for Statoil USA, a Norwegian Oil and Gas company in Houston, Texas. MARTIN LAWRENCE (1976) Appointed Non-Executive Director of Ofwat in May, 2013. JOHN CHENERY (1977) Working as a Configuration Manager for CGI who took over Logica in 2012, for whom I had worked ever since Univ. Outside of work, I am currently the Coordinator of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton Ecumenical Walking Pilgrimages which organises a pilgrimage every summer in a different part of the UK. In 2013 we had a successful pilgrimage from St Albans to Walsingham, and next year we are walking from Liverpool to Carlisle. www. IAN MACFARLANE (1977) I have recently joined Mirabaud Securities as a Partner to establish a global M & A business for this nearly 200 year old Geneva-based private bank. www. STEPHEN DINGLE (1978) Appointed as Chairman of the Coal Authority in April 2013.

ANDY TUCKER (1974) has appeared in the finals of Brain of Britain, Mastermind and Only Connect. ALAN WHALLEY (1974) Retired as UK Chief Executive of Mercer 30 September 2012. Now Chairman of Wealth at Work and Chairman of Management Board of Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. GRAHAM EVANS (1975) Chair of Governors of local secondary school (Academy). PCC Secretary and joint magazine editor for our local CofE church. ANTONIO FIGUEIRA (1975) We have four grandchildren: Antonio IV, Thiago, Maria Clara, and Luis Carlos. MIKE SHILLING (1975) I have retired from investment management and am now concentrating on music, playing keyboards with two bands - Strange Brew, and the Snake Oil Blues Band. Also playing more golf. 4

Photo: Pavan Sukhdev

PAVAN SUKHDEV (1978) has been awarded the 2013 Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development. The theme of the 2013 award is Nature’s services and ingenious solutions. Sukhdev shares the award with Janine Benyus, co-founder of the organisation Biomimicry 3.8, which works on issues of how humans can learn from designs that already exist in nature. SIMON WESSELY  (1978) was knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to Military Healthcare and to Psychological Medicine.

SEÁN LANG (1979) My new plays The Usual Incentive about the Belgian Congo, and The Necessity of Atheism about Shelley at Univ, were put on in Cambridge and Oxford. JAMES WILDING (1979) and his wife Sarah are now winemakers in France. Their domain Chateau Grange Cochard produces hand made award winning Red Morgan.Visit

1980s CHRIS ELDERS (1980) In October 2013 I left Royal Holloway after 20 years and have moved to Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, as the Inaugural Chevron Professor of Petroleum Geology.

PAUL MOSELY’s (1983) Decca Classics won Label of the Year at the Gramophone Awards. DAVID STOCK (1984) Changed roles after 22 years of Formulation science to become Head of Weed Control Bilody in Syngenta. PHILIP GAWITH (1984) One of the founders and Managing Partners at Stockwell Communications. MANDY SEASON (1985) Disabled, divorcing; rebuilding, reinventing life. Eldest completing his BMus, aged 20; starting home education with his 13-year old brother. House guests welcome!

COLIN MICHIE (1980) Fellow, Royal Society for Public Health; Chair, Nutrition Committee, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. BART GELLMAN (1982) Abigail, Michael and Lily have reached college and Benji 1st grade, which will be fun to juxtapose. I’m launched on a book about surveillance and privacy. KIMBERLY MARSHALL (1982) Starting a year of research leave from Arizona State University, where she is a Professor of Music. Beginning in January 2014, she will be living in Oxford with her family, conducting research on Tudor organ music. ARMANDO IANNUCCI (1982), creator of The Thick of It, received an OBE for services to broadcasting. STEPHEN KEEVIL (1983) King’s College London awarded me a personal chair as Professor of Medical Physics.

Photo: Christina Lamb OBE

CHRISTINA LAMB (1983) was appointed OBE in the 2013 New Year Honours List for services to journalism.

ANDY FINDLOW (1988) Married to Dr. Amanda Costello on 20/9/2013. Son Will, aged 2, will no doubt play a prominent role! (written before wedding!) JANE TEMPLEMAN-BRUCE (1989) founded Templeman Advisory GMBH in 2012 (with Daniel Templeman) in Wollerau, Switzerland. SIMON HITCHINGS (1989) Appointed Headmaster of Swanbourne House School in Buckinghamshire from September 2013. LAURENCE LIEN (1989) I am currently a Nominated Member of Parliament in Singapore, advocating on civil society issues and social concerns. I have been running the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre since 2008, which promotes not just a giving society, but also greater community ownership and initiatives from citizens.


Photo: Roz Savage MBE

ROZ SAVAGE (1986) was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2013, officially for services to environmental awareness and fundraising, although presumably it also had something to do with being the first woman to row solo across three oceans! She spent the fall semester of 2012 at Yale University as a World Fellow, one of a cohort of 16 international Fellows selected for their potential to create positive change on the global stage. She is now based back in the UK and preparing for the publication of her second book, Stop Drifting, Start Rowing, on 15th October 2013. HARVEY BELOVSKI (1986) completed a PhD in Hermeneutics in 2011 at the University of London. Anyone interested in my thesis is welcome to download it from http://www. I have been the rabbi at the Golders Green Synagogue for 10 years and have now diversified into training, mediation and organisational consultancy.

NICKY BARKER (1990) I have left the RAF and am currently sailing to the Mediterranean with my husband in our yacht, with the intent of spending a couple of years exploring there before crossing the Atlantic and then going further afield. RICHARD FLEMING (1990) Julia, myself and the girls are moving from Sydney to New York for a few years. JULIAN GLOVER (1991) Writing biography of Thomas Telford (engineer) for Bloomsbury Books. TOM HOOPER’s (1991) spectacular film adaptation of the musical Les Misérables received a number of accolades, including three Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures. MALIKA BROWNE (1993) From September 2013 I will be living in Istanbul with my family. Do look us up via the British Consulate if passing through. SARA GEORGE (1993) I have a new born daughter, Athene.


MAURIZIO GIULIANO (1993) was appointed head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s SubOffice in the city of Bunia, home to major United Nations activities, located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Orientale Province.

KATHRYN KISSELL (1997) We are now a family of four, Sofia Ruby is now three, Zach is six. We left Ireland two years ago and after living a bit of a nomadic existence, we find ourselves in SW London. Jon is Vicar of St George’s Tolworth, Surbiton, very different from inner city

AMRITA JAIJEE (1993) is now involved in the ‘Matho Museum Project’ in the Indian Himalayas, which seeks to preserve the treasures of Himalayan cultural heritage at the Matho Monastery, in Ladakh.

GEORGE CALLAGHAN (1999) I have a new business, Tamesis Educational Consultants, advising people on British independent schools and universities. Tamesis privates tutors all over the world. We provide legal guardianship and other services. I am also a standup comedian in London.

IZZY MANT (1993) Produced TV comedy series Harry & Paul which won a BAFTA for best comedy programme. JONATHAN PEVERLEY (1994) On 24th September 2012, Jasper John Peverley was born weighing 7lb 10oz. ANGELA CHANDLER (1994) Our third child Tommy was born on New Year’s Eve 2011. CAROLINE LEAR (1994) and Trevor Bailey (1993) have a son, Aidan Jay BaileyLear (born May 2011) - younger brother to sister Rowan. Caroline was also a guest speaker on In Our Time, February 14th 2013, discussing Ice Ages with Melvyn Bragg. MATTHEW BERRY (1995) Elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for Choral Conducting, awarded to former students of the Academy who have made a notable contribution to the music profession. NIGEL EADY (1995) Serena Rose Eady was born on 29th March 2012.

ROBERT SPANO (1999) has been elected a judge at the European Court of Human Rights


JOSH FRYDENBERG (1996) has been re-elected in the Division of Kooyong, Australia, with 61.5% of the vote. He has since been sworn-in as Parliamentary Secretary to the new Prime Minister, Tony Abbott.

FABIENNE MORRIS (2004) has been appointed Communications Manager at the London Symphony Orchestra. The LSO is widely regarded as one of the top five symphony orchestras in the world and last summer performed to an estimated audience of 4 billion as part of the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony. JOSH WEINBERG (2005) ACA Qualified (February 2013).

CLAIRE MCSHANE (2002) Recently moved to London to take up a position of Assistant Head (Academic) at St. Teresa’s School, Effingham. Previously Head of English at Kilgraston School, Perth. DAVID DELLER (2002) I have received a Ph.D in Economics from the University of Essex. The title of my thesis was “Three Essays on Economics and Incentives”. For the academic year 201112, I received a Junior Fellowship from the Royal Economic Society. OWEN JONES (2002) was joint recipient of the 2012 Stonewall UK Journalist of the Year Award. Stonewall Awards celebrate those who have made a positive impact on ensuring a positive representation of gay people in the media today. MELISSA O’REILLY (2002) was part of an unprecedented 135km relay swim from Russia to Alaska. The Bering Strait Relay is now certified by the Russian Book of Records and is being verified by the Guinness World Records.

Photo: Josh Frydenberg

Photo: Melissa O’Reilly (second from right) at the Beiring Strait Relay

JEREMY HOGAN (2003) and two friends have designed and developed ‘Dreaming Spires’, a board game all about the life and history of Oxford University. projects/949153718/dreaming-spires


ANDREW WARD (2006) Andrew passed out from Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth on July 11, 2013. He is now a Sub-Lieutenant RN working towards navigation and shipbuilding qualifications.

Photo: Andrew Ward, HMS Illustrious - Greenwich, May 2013

JAMES KENT (2007) Now working as an analyst at Google in London. DANIEL KHOO (2008) has been awarded awarded the Allen Space & Overy Prize in Corporate Insolvency Law, and the Clifford Chance Civil Procedure Prize for his performance in his summer 2013 BCL examinations. NADIA ODUNAYO (2009) has been ranked as number one this year’s ‘Future Leaders’, a list of 100 of the UK’s most outstanding African & African Caribbean students and new graduates.

NETWORKING 1940s JOHN MIDDLETON (1948) Since conversion to live Christianity in 1953 I have had an on-going experience of the joy and reality of The Good News of Jesus Christ in my life which I believe the people of this country must recapture in order to survive the present descent into apos.

1960s RODDY MCDOUGALL (1961) Food trade. NICHOLAS FALK (1961) continues to be involved in URBED, the company he set up in 1976, and as an urbanist, economist and strategic planner, is particularly interested in how to change the way we plan and fund major developments and associated infrastructure. SEAN HALDANE (1961) 1.Consultant Neuropsychologist, medical-legal; 2. Publishing. See

TIM STRICKLAND (1967) Began as professional archaeologist; then director (Gifford Consulting Engineers) and founder/director (Hawkland Tours Limited). Now - very retired. TOM FLOYD (1969) I am now Chairman of our local Community Foundation which does a wonderful job supporting smaller local charities. EDWARD PITT (1969) Consultant, Bates Wells & Braithwaite. Competition (anti trust) and international trade law; utility regulations and public administrative law.


GRANT THOMPSON (1962) NonProfit Management.


JOHN HODGSON (1953) My son (29) has a Cambridge 2:1and a Diploma in Law (Birmingham) and needs a training placement with a solicitor. Can anyone help? Phone or email.

LYNN ROWLAND (1963) After 17 years of secondary education and 22 years in primary, I am more than happy to discuss any matters relating to education in general.

DONALD MUNN (1970) Professional networking contact via LinkedIn.

NORMAN PAGE (1954) Those interested in climate change, check my blog at http://climatesense-norpag.

DON STICKLAND (1963) seeks part time work as a NED or a confidential adviser to a company wishing to use an enquiring mind (who’s prepared to say “No” when necessary, to achieve corporate objective/s) with a scientific and technical background, who has worked abroad.  Contact/CV via

EDWARD HAYMAN (1955) I am interested in making philosophical methods and ideals accessible outside academic philosophy. Contact chayman@ RATTAN BHATIA (1955) Consultant: macroeconomic priograms and regional integration. Specialise in African economies. JOHN HENDERSON (1958) I spent most of my working life in or around the motor industry in Sales, Marketing, Personnel, Finance and Customer Relations roles and in related research and consultancy, but have no direct involvement now. JOHN FOX (1959) As an artist, published poet and cultural provocateur credited with inventing prototypes of site specific theatre, lantern parades, new ceremonies for rites of passage and socially engaged art with communities I value networking. From 2009-2011, as an AHRC Fellow at Lancaster University, I collaborated with scientists and ecologists to create films and sculptural installations about Morecambe Bay & beyond.

JON COOK (1964) Natural resources economist undertaking working in the agricultural irrigation and fisheries sectors in Asia/Pacific for Asian Development Bank and other donors. Particular interest in dams and delta erosion. TIM FARRELL (1964) I am active as a consultant in Management Assessment and Executive Coaching - both in French and English. TERRY WRIGHT (1964) Currently Chairman of the Paul Strickland Scanner Centre and Company Secretary of the Centre for the Magic Arts. Interested in networking with others interested in cross-sectional diagnostic imaging. PETER HUTCHINSON (1967) I can provide business services on an interim or project basis. Specialising in M&A and finance roles. I also can operate as a non-executive director particularly in construction or contracting companies. 7

STEPHEN PURSEY (1970) I work at the International Labour Organization which is a UN specialized agency. my job as Director of multilateral Cooperation is to connect the ILO’s world of work mandate to the relevant activities of the wider multilateral/UN system e.g. through engagement in the post 2015 discussions and the G20. DAVID BRIEF (1972) Investment Management, Pensions, Investment Trusts. ANDREW DUNROSSIL (1972) As the Honorary British Consul in San Antonio I am interested in encouraging both inward and outward trade and investment between the UK and South Texas. As a day job I do politics for the consumer finance industry in the US and am happy to discuss that, if anyone’s interested. MERVYN FROST (1972) Currently Head of the Department of War Studies, King’s College, London. My present research is focusing on a number of ethical problems associated with the activities of private military and security companies. PHILIP GORE-RANDALL (1972) I have a portfolio of advisory and Chairman roles; full details are kept up to date in my Linkedin entry. PETER FISK (1974) Environmental chemistry and toxicology.

ALAN WHALLEY (1974) Seeking additional non-executive director positions, particularly in financial services. Contact me on PETER FISK (1974) Environmental chemistry and toxicology. JOHN O’DONNELL (1975) Currently managing a mentoring charity working with disadvantaged young people in Hackney / Tower Hamlets and Manchester. (See ANDREW GRANT (1977) Energy finance and the organisational development of the professional capability of the financial functions. Interested in non-oil and gas industry non-executive directorships. Contact: MICHAEL HARRIS (1977) Chief scientist at Zephir Ltd., pioneers of laser anemometry (wind lidar) in the wind energy industry. JAMES WILDING (1979) From Chateau Grange Cochard we export mainly to the UK and USA. We are always keen to meet other wine makers and people in the wine trade, and explore new distribution channels. Email: james@

DAVID STOCK (1984) Full professional contact details now on Linkedin. PAUL JESSOP (1985) Metadata is the new content! People are starting to understand that the best creations in the world have little value if customers cannot find them and talk about them. County Analytics is helping some very interesting clients understand this and implement content identification strategies that work. HARVEY BELOVSKI (1986) As well as being a pulpit rabbi / minister of religion, I am a lecturer in Jewish law and ethics, an organisational consultant and the rabbi of all UK campus rabbis. I’d be pleased to hear from anyone who shares these interests or this type of portfolio career. JAMES PEEL (1987) After working for over 20 years for other people, I set up my own business as a patent attorney in October 2012. According to the 2011 edition of Legal 500: “James Peel’s arguments, advice and support are second to none”. Please contact me if you have any intellectual property issues. james@


STEWART MACINTOSH (1988) I have just set up my own company doing specialist market research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Get in touch to buy data or share stories of operating in the region. www.

JIM MCCANN (1980) Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

SIMON HITCHINGS (1989) Independent school education.

COLIN MICHIE (1980) Medical Education: I have established a Postgraduate clinical teaching course: Ealing Paediatric Courses.


SIMON WEBSTER (1980) Simon Webster is in the business of constructing subsea cables for international telecommunications and ocean science applications. He welcomes professional contact related to these fields, via email: JAMES LINDERHOLM (1982) Gymnastics coaching. jglinderholm@ PHILIP GAWITH (1984) Stockwell Communications (www.stockwellgroup. com) advises businesses and individuals on strategic communications and reputation management matters. Enquiries to Philip Gawith.

GREGORY ROOK (1991) Fine Art, Paintings. Please see DOROTHY STEANE (1991) I recently started working in the field of ecological and evolutionary genomics and genomic adaptation to climate change. If anyone has similar research interests, please feel free to contact me via email: MAURIZIO GIULIANO (1993) currently works for the United Nations, in the fields of humanitarian affairs and communications. He has so far worked in 11 countries. E-mail maurizio@ 8

CARRIE LA SEUR (1993) Energy and environmental lawyer, novelist. RAINER GRUHLICH (1997) Since July 2012: Program director for International Affairs (USA, Canada) at German Research Foundation (DFG). KATHRYN KISSELL (1997) I am starting preparatory work for a PhD studying how the application of System’s Theory can positively impact clergy in their work. If you are a family therapist, counselling psychologist or member of the clergy and would like to know more, please contact: RICHARD CASE (1998) Interested in developing new and innovative ideas intechnology and engineering. Call Case Solved on 07870 439 537. GEORGE CALLAGHAN (1999) We are looking for a young IT whizzkid to help us develop some software for a legal services recruiting company. The person will be well remunerated in equity. Contact

2000s DANIEL RAWLING (2001) Civil cervant. Office of Fair Trading. Competition and consumer protection law.Part-time teacher of UK/EU intellectual property law. SARAH BOTTING (2002) I work in the field of widening participation and access to university, so would be happy to hear from others interested in this area (including Univ itself). SIMON CRANE (2003) Development of automotive lubricants (transmissions & motor) and their industrialisation for OEM partners. BRITTA SCHILLING (2003) I would like to invite any OMs with family histories in Africa to 1970 to participate in my research on Imperial Designs: Colonial Living in Comparative Perspective. Visit http://imperialdesignsproject. for further details. KARI ERICKSON (2004) Interested in history, art, law. RHIAN JONES (2004) I am interested in writing and research on popular culture, politics, and modern history.

FABIENNE MORRIS (2004) is Communications Manager at the London Symphony Orchestra. She would be glad to hear from Univ old members interested in attending concerts, either at the Orchestra’s home at the Barbican or abroad, as well as from anyone passionate about championing live classical performance and musical education.

BOOKS MICHAEL NOAM (1936) has written The Guide for Guides - A Tour Guide Manual bookDetails.asp?book=525

JOSH WEINBERG (2005) Working in public sector audit. DILAN FERNANDO (2007) I am the Head of R&D at Silueta, MAS Holdings in Sri Lanka, the largest apparel conglomerate in the South Asian region. I was hired to introduce new innovations and technology. I also run a state of the art injection moulding facility dealing with patented polyurethane foam formulations. We want to establish partnerships with specialty chemical companies including BAYER, Evonik and Dow Chemicals to facilitate our production process. Are there any Old Members in these companies with whom I could get in touch with to start the discussion process? NAOMI HOPWOOD (2007) Physiotherapist. Happy to be contacted via email: JAMES KENT (2007) Interested in advertising, technology, education. Please email: working at Google in London

DONALD READ (1949) Published a second campus novel, Clever by Half, Book Guild, 2012. ISBN: 9781846247835 clever-by-half-pr-1322.html

DENIS SMITH (1953) I received the Spanish Orden del Merito Civil in 2006 for my book The Prisoners of Cabrera: Napoleon’s Forgotten Soldiers 1809-1814. Four Walls Eight Windows, 2001. ISBN: 1568582129 .

HANNAH CLARKE (2008) Interested in: Education, Classics, Postgraduate Study

DAVID CABOT (1957) Wildfowl (New Naturalist), Harper Collins, 2009 ISBN: 978 0 00 7405145 Titles/25552

MARTIN CHAN (2008) would like to be contacted by anyone in Norway or Sydney, Australia.

Online networking For online professional networking with other Univ Old Members, why not join the Univ Old Members LinkedIn group?

If you would like to search for a Univ OM, please sign in to the online community via the Univ website: content/online-community

A new book, General Miranda’s Wars:Turmoil and Revolt in Spanish America, 1750-1816 was released as an e-book in July 2013. General-Mirandas-WarsTurmoil-1750-1816-ebook/dp/ B00DV1G068


Terns (New Naturalist), Harper Collins, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-00-741248-8 Titles/61184

Books & Publications

RICHARD MORGAN (1957) An Introduction to British Ships in Indian Waters, Families in British India Society, 2012 ISBN 978-0-9547116-9-6 With Ruth Boardman, Data Protection Strategy, Sweet and Maxwell, 2012. ISBN: 9780414026742 http://www.sweetandmaxwell. ProductDetails.aspx?productid =574278&recordid=5088

RICHARD WEBSTER (1961) Field Sampling for Environmental Science and Management, Routledge, 2013. ISBN: 1849713685 books/details/9781849713689/

JOHN FOX (1959) Autobiography Eyes on stalks, Methuen, 2012 ISBN: 0413761908

JOHN BENYON (1960) The Never Neva Bride (novel), Amazon Kindle, 2012. B009AX5FYY Eyes-Stalks-PerformanceBooks-John/dp/0413761908

SÉAN HALDANE (1961) The Devil’s Making : A Victorian Detective Mystery, Stone Flower Press, 2013 ISBN: 0991907302 product/devils-making/

Dead Good Funeral Book, Engineers of the Imagination, 2004. ISBN: 0952715902

Time / No Time :The Paradox of Poetry and Physics, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-9574669-0-6

http://www.deadgoodguides. com/pages/books.html index.php/time-no-time/

TRACEY WESTEN (1962) coauthored Voter Information in the Digital Age: Grading State Election Websites, December 2012. The report is the first national study to assess the quantity and quality of substantive candidate and ballot measure information on state election websites.

TONY LURCOCK (1962) My second Finland book No Particular Hurry:; British Travellers in Finland 1830-1917 was Sunday Times travel book of the month for April. ISBN: 0956735991 lurcock2.html s/cgs/index?section=5&id=96561

I turned out for the Old Members against the College in June and was the only bowler on either side to bowl no wides or no balls! 10

LESLIE OGLESBY (1965) CG Jung & Hans Urs von Balthasar: God and Evil - A Critical Comparison, Routledge, October 2013 ISBN: 978-0-415-87057-3 books/details/9780415870573/

MERVYN FROST (1972) International Ethics (four volumes, edited set of key articles in International Relations), Sage Library of International Relations, 2012 ISBN: 9781412947206 refbooks/Book231899

RAYMOND WACKS (1971) My latest book Privacy and Media Reform explores the right of privacy from a legal, philosophical and social perspective, tracing its genesis in the United States, through the development of the law of confidence, and its recognition by the Human Rights Act. OUP, June 2013. ISBN: 978-0-19-966866-3 product/

TIM SELLERS (1980) Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism and the Foundations of International Law, Cambridge University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780521518024 academic/subjects/law/publicinternational-law/parochialismcosmopolitanism-andfoundations-international-law

RAJIVA WIJESINHA (1971) has written 20th Century Classics; Reflections on Writers and their Times, CUP India, 2013. It Is short pieces on writers from Conrad and Kipling to Rushdie and Naipaul, but includes Tolkien and Enid Blyton and (of course) Noel Coward. ISBN: 9789382264873

Ethical Accounting for the Conduct of Private Military and Security Companies with Chris Kinsey in Human Rights and International Legal Discourse, 2012, Vol 6, No 1, pp 92-108 Théorie constitutive: reconnaissance, éthique et politique dans les relations internationals in Cultures et Conflits, 2012, issue 87, 3. bookdetails.asp?ISBN=9789 382264873&category_id=31

WILLIAM SUTTON (1989) signed a two book deal with publishers AngryRobot. His first novel was republished in August under a new title, Lawless & the Devil of Euston Square, a Victorian mystery unearthing scandal and stink amid the building of London’s sewers and Metropolitan Line. “First-rate Victorian crime fiction” (The Herald). ISBN: 9781909223240

GINA FOSTER (1988) A baby, three books, and a D. Phil have enlivened the past few years in New York. Lyric Dwelling:The Art and Ethics of Invitation and Occupation, was published by Atropos Press in 2012. ISBN: 9780985714680 Beautiful Laceration and Heart, Speech ,This, poetry, are also available through Atropos Press and Amazon. 11

MARTIN ALLABY (1980) My book Inequality, Corruption and the Church has been published by Penguin Books. I can offer a discounted price to Univ alumni. ISBN: 1625643527 Inequality-Corruption-ChurchOpportunities-Christianity/ dp/1625643527

ALISON PINDAR (1991), writing as Alison Mercer, has her second novel, After I Left You, published by Black Swan on January 30 2014. A German edition, Und dann, eines Tages, will be published by Diana Verlag in June 2014. ISBN: 0552778192 http://www.randomhouse.

Books & Publications

CARELLIN BROOKS (1993) Fresh Hell : Motherhood in Pieces was published in October 2013 by Demeter Press. ISBN: 1927335329 freshhell.pdf

ANDREW ZAWACKI’s (1994) fourth poetry volume, Videotape, was published by Counterpath Press in 2013. ISBN: 978-1-933996-34-9

JAMES MATTHEWS’ (2000) book Reluctant Warriors: Republican Popular Army and Nationalist Army Conscripts in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 won Best First Book Prize from the Association for Spanish and Portugese Historical Studies for the years 2010-12. Oxford University Press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-19-965574-8 videotape

CARRIE LA SEUR (1993) Forthcoming novel, The Home Place, due out late summer 2014 from William Morrow. A literary thriller set in Montana. product/

LUCY FISHER (2007) has written Emily Wilding Davison: The Suffragette Who Died For Women’s Rights, the first new biography for decades of the suffragette who threw herself in front of the King’s horse at the 1913 Derby as part of her campaign for votes for women. Black Toad, 2013. www.blacktoadpromotes. com/emily-wilding-davisonthe-suffragette-who-died-forwomen-s-rights.html


KATE BAILEY (1980) Holywell Ensemble - CDs of British chamber music with very favourable reviews in music magazines! Chamber music of Howells and Bridge; English rhapsody; music of John Ireland. £10 + P + P.

MATTHEW BERRY (1995) is the conductor and joint-founder of Commotio, an Oxford-based Chamber Choir. Their new CD, The Rose in the Middle of Winter, has reached number one spot in Official Specialist Classical Charts.

More details at catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573159


RICHARD CASE (1998) Music with a difference: CONSORTIUM5 - Recorder Quintet. Check out their album Tangled Pipes (Nonclassical Records). tangled-pipes-1/

Advertising JOHN FOX (1959) Sue Gill and I as Dead Good Guides, sell books, woodcuts and paintings, Keynote lectures (with films) about our Celebratory Art and Poetry Readings. We train celebrants, artists and entrepreneurs: short practical courses: intensive yet accessible ones on secular ceremonies for Rites of Passage. www.,

Holidays COLIN AKERS (1957) Univ members interested in joining Les Compagnons du Beaujolais (UK) who hold three dinners and a Fête Champêtre every year, should contact Colin Akers,

Photos: Villa in Alcalali, Spain (Peter Morrell, 1963)

JAMES WILDING (1979) Buy French red wine made by award winning Univ. winemaker James Wilding. We welcome visits from old Univ. members by appointment. We are just off the A6 to the Alps and the South. Please visit for information and register for news and offers. HARVEY BELOVSKI (1986) I am pleased to offer mediation services, with a special focus on clergy disputes. I also offer diversity awareness and careerdiversification training and organisational consultancy, particularly for small charities. For any of these services, please contact me at harvey@

Photo: Amethyst and amazonite bracelet, Morgan and Pink

FIONA LEWIS (1991) I am pleased to offer Univ OMs a 10% discount on all my handmade jewellery designs at Please use code UNIVOM. Commissions always welcome! Contact fiona@

PETER MORRELL (1963) Villa in Spain. Sleeps 6. Pool. or contact me, DAVID CABOT (1957) Charming home, Green Mountain Forest, HANCOCK,VERMONT, USA. Fully equipped, ready to go for letting. Middlebury Snow Bowl 7 minutes away.

Photos: House and cottage in Ogeu-les-Bains, France (Michael Jago, 1965)

MICHAEL JAGO (1965) House and cottage in Pyrenees. Pool, jacuzzi, garden. 001.312.846.1304 MERVYN FROST (1972) Lola and I have a beautiful holiday home at Nature’s Valley, South Africa, which is available to rent. Please contact Lola at if you are interested in renting it.

Photos: Holiday home in the southern Dordogne, France (Tim Warren, 1971)

TIM WARREN (1971) Holiday home in the Dordogne: Please call 01276 857166 RICHARD LATHAM (1976) Zeta Tours - we do sports tours, holidays and corporate / business travel. ARIADNE PLAITAKIS (1995) Holiday villa near Pilion, Greece, in olive grove, overlooking the sea. Private beach. Sleeps up to seven. Contact ariadne_ 13

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2013 News, Notes & Networking  
2013 News, Notes & Networking