I resigned as research director of an HIV/AIDS research organisation (the Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division – HEARD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2010. We then moved to the Western Cape to the village of Greyton in the Overberg region. I became a professor at the Free University, Amsterdam. This continued to June,…Details
The College is looking to make contact with any OPs who might be able to offer work experience to College students, or who may know of any other individuals or organisations that are able to do so. Being able to offer students the chance of hands on experience in a variety of roles and working environments is invaluable for their future career…Details
After the NCP Peter joined the Canadian Pacific shipping company and was at sea for some years before coming ashore and emigrating to Australia. We have no other details.
Admiral Sir Hugo Moresby White GCB, CBE, DL (53-57) died peacefully at his home in Buckland, Devon, on 1st June, 2014. A serious head injury caused by a fall in 2002 marred his final years. He was 74 –a former Governor of Gibraltar, Commander-in-Chief Fleet, and CCCC of the Nautical College, Pangbourne. He leaves a…Details
Chris made a fleeting appearance on BBC Two’s Gardener’s World on June 6th – talking about the soothing influence of the beautiful gardens at Glyndebourne Opera where he is appearing as Valzacchi in ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ until July. It is the first time the increasingly well-known tenor has worked for Glyndebourne for more than 20 years.…Details
Darryl is now a member of the Harlequins RFC first team squad. Weighing in at 19 stone, he plays at prop.
This last year has been a pretty busy time for me. As well as expanding my renewable energy research business, we’ve bought an old (over a thousand year old!) house in Shropshire, next to a 1,300 year old church, with a 2,600 year old tree in the churchyard – so, as my friends like to…Details
Dennis Fenna, who taught Maths at the College for 30 years, died of a heart attack in May, 2014. He was 79. A funeral service at Trinity Church, Buxton, was scheduled for Friday 13th June. Dennis Fenna arrived at the College in 1965 to take up his first teaching post. He joined the Maths department.…Details
Glasgow-based Aggreko, the leading temporary power provider, has appointed British Gas managing director Chris Weston (77-82) as its new chief executive. Aggreko said that Weston will be based in both Glasgow and London. According to a report in the Glasgow Herald newspaper, he will earn a basic salary of £750,000 a year and receive a…Details
Another ‘Forgotten OP’ My father George Grandage attended Pangbourne from 1918 to 1920 and spent much of the pre-World War 2 years in the Merchant Navy, mainly in the Orient Line on the UK to Australia run, writes his son Jerry Grandage (53-58). He joined the RNR in 1924 and after several periods of RN…Details