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DAVID NORMAN AXFORD

Background

  • AXFORD, DAVID NORMAN was born on June 16, 1934 in London, England.

  • Education

    • St Johns College, Cambridge University, 1953-1957, Master of Arts Mathematics. Southampton University, United Kingdom, 1961-1962, Master of Science Electronics. Cambridge University, 1972, Doctor of Philosophy Natural Science(s).

      Spoken languages: English, French.

    Career

    • Deputy Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization since 1989. Director of Services & Deputy Director-General, 1984-1989, Deputy Director of Observational Services, 1982-1984, Meteorological Office(s), United Kingdom. Assistant Director, Telecommunications, 1980-1982, Assistant Director, Operational Instrumentation, 7680, Project(s) Manager, Operational Instrument Branch, 7276, Rch Officer & Deputy Head of Meteorological Rch Flight (Farnborough), 1966-1972, various rch & weather forecasting posts, 1960-1966, Meteorological Office, United Kingdom.

      Flying Officer, Royal Air Force, United Kingdom, 5860.

    Membership

    Member Fellow, Institution of Electrical Engineers. Chartered Engineer; Past General Secretary & Vice President of Royal Meteorological Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Science, electronics, environmental problems, meteorology, hydrology, oceanography, management. Phyllis Court Club, Henley, United Kingdom. Good food & wine & holidays in South France.

    Connections

    • Spouse Diana Rosemary Joan, National of United Kingdom.
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