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Gerald Nigel Mobbs

property investment executive

Gerald Nigel Mobbs, British Property investment executive. President British Property Federation, London, 1979-1981; chairman Property Services Agency, Advisory Board, London, 1980-1986, U. Buckingham, 1987-1998; member Commonwealth War Graves Commission, London, 1988-1997; member construction task force DETR, since 1997; Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, since 1997. Member RICS (honorary), Comm. on Corporate Governance.

Background

Mobbs, Gerald Nigel was born on September 22, 1937 in Birmingham, England. Son of Gerald Aubrey and Elizabeth (Lanchester) Mobbs.

Education

Student, Oxford (England) University, 1959. Doctor of Science (honorary), City University, London, 1988. D. University (honorary), University Buckingham, England, 1993.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Reading University, 2000. Doctor of the University, Buckingham Chilterms U.C., 2003.

Career

Executive, Slough (England) Estates plc, 1960-1963;director, Slough (England) Estates plc, 1963-1971;managing director, Slough (England) Estates plc, 1971-1976;chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Slough (England) Estates plc, since 1976;chairman, Bovis Homes, since 1996. Chairman Charterhouse Group, London, 1977-1983. Board directors Howard of WaldenEstates, London, Barclays Bank, London, Kingfisher plc, London, chairman, 1995-1996.

Achievements

  • He was also the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire from 1982 to 1983 and was a Knight of St John, a Justice of the Peace and a Knight Bachelor.

Membership

President British Property Federation, London, 1979-1981. Chairman Property Services Agency, Advisory Board, London, 1980-1986, University Buckingham, 1987-1998. Member Commonwealth War Graves Commission, London, 1988-1997.

Member construction task force DETR, 1997-1998. Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire, since 1997. Chairman Wembley Task Force, 1999—2002, Historic Royal Palaces, since 2003.

Commander Royal Hospital Chelsea, since 2000. Member RICS (honorary), Communications on Corporate Governance.

Connections

Married Pamela Jame Marguerite Berry, September 14, 1961. Children: Christopher William, Virginia Elizabeth and Penelope Helen (twins).

father:
Gerald Aubrey Mobbs

mother:
Elizabeth (Lanchester) Mobbs

spouse:
Pamela Jame Marguerite Berry

children:
Christopher William Mobbs

Virginia Elizabeth and Penelope Helen Mobbs (twins)