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CONGREGATION 21 October 2 p.m.
Approval of nomination of `external' members of the
of the University
The nomination by Council, under the provisions of section 4 (7)(10) of Statute VI
(Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4633, 9 October 2002, as amended by the
approved by Congregation on 15 October 2002 and subsequently by Her Majesty in Council,
Gazette, pp. 183, 250, 1335), of DAME PAULINE NEVILLE-JONES and
BERNARD TAYLOR as members of Council for three and four years respectively from
Michaelmas Term 2003 will be submitted for approval.
Notes on the nominated `external' members of Council
Dame Pauline Neville-Jones, DCMG, read modern history at LMH
was a Harkness Fellow of the Commonwealth Fund in the United States (1961-3). She
served in the British Diplomatic Service in, among other places, Singapore, Washington DC,
the European Commission in Brussels and Bonn. She was a foreign affairs adviser to John
Major, chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee in Whitehall (1991-4) and, as Political
Director in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, led the British delegation to the Dayton
peace conference on Bosnia in 1995. Between 1995 and 2000 she worked in the City of
London as a Managing Director in NatWest Markets and as Vice Chairman of Hawkpoint
Partners, a Corporate Advisory house. She is now Chairman of QinetiQ Group plc and of
Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC), and the International Governor of the
She is a Doctor of the Open and London Universities.
Bernard J. Taylor read chemistry at St John's (1975). He began his
at Smiths Industries, before moving to banking at Baring Brothers and Co Ltd and then at
Robert Fleming and Co Ltd, where he was Deputy Chairman and Cheif Executive. He is
currently Vice-Chairman (Investment Banking) at J.P.Morgan plc. He is a fellow of the
Society of Chemistry, Chairman of Isis Innovation Ltd, and a non-executive director of
Oxford Instruments and of TI Automotive Ltd.
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