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Industrial management executive

Geoffrey Peter Cowley, industrial management executive. Chartered engineer. Founding trustee India Development Trust, London, since 1994. Fellow Institute Materials, Institute Directors, Institute Management (board directors 1985-1988), Institute Management Consultant, Royal Society Arts & Manufacturers, Association Project Managers; member Institute of Finance Accountants, Institute Export, Royal Society George.

Background

Cowley, Geoffrey Peter was born on December 20, 1949 in Stockton, England. Son of Joseph and Edith (Smailes) Cowley.

Education

Master of Science, Cranfield University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Pacific Western University, 1983.

Career

Director, De Beers, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1974-1984; director engineering, Radyne Ltd., Wokingham, England, 1984-1987; chief executive, advisor to development county, National Aluminum Corporation, Muscat, Oman, 1987-1990; senior vice president Europe, Alexander Proudfoot Plc, London, 1990-1992; chief executive, advisory to treasury, European Commission, Nairobi, Kenya, 1992-1994; managing director, British Rail, London, 1994-1996; director, British Energy Plc, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 1996-1998; Chief Executive Officer, European Development Corporation, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Chartered engineer.

Membership

Founding trustee India Development Trust, London, since 1994. Fellow Institute Materials, Institute Directors, Institute Management (board directors 1985-1988), Institute Management Consultant, Royal Society Arts & Manufacturers, Association Project Managers. Member Institute of Finance Accountants, Institute Export, Royal Society George.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, opera, movies, traveling.

Connections

Married Vandana Geoffrey Hingorani, August 26, 1989.

father:
Joseph Cowley

mother:
Edith (Smailes) Cowley

spouse:
Vandana Geoffrey Hingorani