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training and development executive

Jenny Ruth Thornley, British training and development executive. Grant, Social Science Research Council London, 1975, Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, York, 1977. Secretary, board directors Blackheath Montessori Center Ltd., London, since 1984; vice chairman Hackney Enterprise Board, since 1985; Member of Industrial Common Ownership Movement.

Background

Thornley, Jenny Ruth was born on December 30, 1945 in London. Daughter of Christopher Frederic Peter and Margaret Joan (Moore) Bevington.

Education

Bachelor, Manchester University, 1968.

Career

Planning assistant Islington Borough Council, London, 1971. Researcher Center Environmental Studies, 1971—1980. Research fellow Open University, 1980—1983.

Cooperative development worker Waltham Forest Cooperative Development Agency, London, 1984—1985. Cooperative development executive Greater London Enterprise Board, 1985—1986. Cooperative training officer International Council of Museums Pilot Program, since 1985.

Member editorial advisory group Journal Local Economy, London, since 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (with Richard Minns): State Shareholding: The Role of Local and Regional Authorities, 1978, Workers' Cooperatives: Jobs and Dreams, 1981.

Membership

Secretary, board directors Blackheath Montessori Center Ltd., London, since 1984. Vice chairman Hackney Enterprise Board, since 1985. Member of Industrial Common Ownership Movement.

Connections

Married Andrew John Thornley, June 29, 1968 (divorced 1984). Children: Frederick William, Harold Fergus.

father:
Christopher Frederic Peter Bevington

mother:
Margaret Joan (Moore) Bevington

spouse:
Andrew John Thornley

child:
Frederick William Thornley

child:
Harold Fergus Thornley