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CLAUDE HOLLIS MURRAY

Forestry executive

Claude Hollis Murray, Forestry executive. Avocations: cycling, hiking, woodworking. M C. Recipient Meritorious award Government of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, 1980, Ordre du Merite Agricole Republique Francaise Paris, 1991.

Background

Murray, Claude Hollis was born on March 23, 1930 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies. Son of William John and Princess (Webber) Murray.

Education

Oxford University, 5458, Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 1961, Master of Arts. Spoken languages: English, Spanish, Italian.

Career

Assistant conservator of forests, Ministry of Agriculture, Trinidad and Tobago, 1958-1962;deputy conservator of forests, Ministry of Agriculture, Trinidad and Tobago, 1962-1963;chief conservator of forests, Ministry of Agriculture, Trinidad and Tobago, 1963-1968;forestry officer, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, 1968-1974;senior agricultural adviser and Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations) representative, United Nations Development Programme, Kingston, Jamaica, 1974-1977;attache de cabinet, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, 1977-1986;director de cabinet office director general, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, 1986-1989;assistant director general forestry department, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Rome, 1989-1994;forestry consultant, since 1994. Forestry officer World Bank, Colombia, 1974. Member blue ribbon panel to evaluate Canada National Forest Strategy, 1994, 97.

Coordinator National Parks andWatershed Management Project, Trinidad and Tobago, 1995-1997. Consultant national resources and environment.

Achievements

  • Avocations: cycling, hiking, woodworking. M C.

Membership

Benefactor Caribbean Farm and Forestry Institute, Centeno, Trinidad. Member (life) Commonwealth Forestry Association (former member governing county), Society American Foresters, ASA Wright Nature Center (management committee 1965-1968, 97-), Caribbean Conservation Association (management committee), International Union of Forestry Research Orgns. (Executive Board since 1989), Italian Academy Forest Science, Canada Institute Forestry, International Society Tropical Foresters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Management of tropical rainforests. Woodworking, cycling, hiking, table tennis.

Connections

Married Margaret Sarojani, Sept.11, 1956. Children: Karen Alison, Curtis Leigh, Russell Stacey.

father:
William John Murray

mother:
Princess (Webber) Murray

spouse:
Margaret Sarojani

children:
Karen Alison Murray

Curtis Leigh Murray

Russell Stacey Murray