William Andrew Oddy Edit Profile
Bachelor, Oxford (England) University, 1964; Bachelor of Science, Oxford (England) University, 1965; Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1969; Doctor of Science, Oxford (England) University, 1994.
Science officer, British Museum, London, 1966-1969;
senior science officer, British Museum, London, 1969-1975;
principal science officer, British Museum, London, 1975-1981;
head conservation, British Museum, London, 1981-1985;
keeper of conservation, British Museum, London, since 1985. Member numerous committees relating to conservation of antiquities. Advisory editor Butterworth/Heinemann, Oxford, since 1990.
Chester Beatty lecturer RoyalSoc. Arts, London, 1982; honorary research fellow University College, London, 1992. M. Victor Leventritt lecturer Harvard University Art Museum, 1996.
Forbes Prizelectr. to International Institute for Conservation, 1996.
President International Institute for Conservation of History and Artistic Works, 2001-2007. Trustee Anna Plowden Trust, 1998—2006, Gabo Trust, since 2002. Fellow Society Antiquaries London, International Institute for Conservation, Worshipful Company Goldsmiths (freeman), also other archaeology and museum conservation organizations.
Married Patricia Anne Whitaker, August 4, 1965. Children: William Guy, Frances Sarah.
1966 - 1969
1985 - 2002