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Banker

Alexander David Knox, banker. Avocations: opera, walking. M C. Honorary fellow London School Economics, 1982; companion of Order of St. Michael and St. George, Her Majesty the Queen, 1988. Member advising committee Save the Children Fund, since 1993; county member Worldaware, London, since 1994.

Background

Knox, Alexander David was born on January 15, 1925 in Carapichaima, Trinidad, West Indies. Son of James and Elizabeth Maxwell (Robertson) Knox.

Education

Bachelor, University Toronto, 1947. Postgraduate, London School of Economics, 1949.

Career

Assistant lecturer, lecturer, London School Economics, 1949-1953; reader in economics, London School Economics, 1954-1963; loan officer, division chief, World Bank, 1963-1967; department director, World Bank, 1967-1980; vice president, World Bank, 1980-1987. Chairman task force on project quality African Development Bank, Ivory Coast,1993-1994. Director Liverpool Associations in Tropical Health, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: opera, walking. M C.

Membership

Member advising committee Save the Children Fund, since 1993. County member Worldaware, London, since 1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera, walking.

Connections

Married Beatrice Lily Dunell, July 15, 1950. Children: Andrew William James, Elizabeth Helen, Julia Beatrice.

father:
James Knox

mother:
Elizabeth Maxwell (Robertson) Knox

spouse:
Beatrice Lily Dunell

children:
Elizabeth Helen Knox

Julia Beatrice Knox

Andrew William James Knox