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Ian Waugh Bruce, British health science association administrator. Decorated companion British Institute Management, Commander British Empire; recipient Sir Raymond Priestley Expeditionary award University Birmingham, 1968, United Kingdom Charity award, 2001, 03, Queens Birthday Honors List, 2004.


Bruce, Ian Waugh was born on April 21, 1945 in Southampton, England. Son of Thomas Waugh and Una Nellie (Eagle) Bruce.


He was educated at King Edward VI School, Southampton, at Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona, and at the , where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences.


Engineering trainee Courtaulds, Coventry, England, 1964-1965. Marketing manager Unilever, London, 1968-1970. Assistant director Age Concern, England, 1970-1974.

Director Volunteer Center United Kingdom, Herts, England, 1975-1981. Assistant chief executive London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, 1981-1983. Director Center Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School, London, since 1991.

Director general Royal National Institute of the Blind, 1983—2003, vice president, since 2003. Consultant United Nations division Social Affairs, Europe, 1970-1972. Visiting professor City University, London.


Member National Council for Voluntary Organizations, United Kingdom, 1978-1981, Executive Committee Age Concern England, 1986, National Council on Employment for Disabled People, 1987-1998. Chairman National Disability Benefits Consortium, 1988-2001. Member court University Birmingham, since 1994.

Chairman research committee National Giving Campaign, 2001-2004. Member Institute of Contemporary Arts.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: arts, countryside.


Married Tina Rowland. Children: Hannah, Tom.