Crispin Tickell

Crispin Tickell

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Crispin Tickell, GCMG, KCVO, MA (Oxon), DSc (Hon)( Cranfield), FRSGS (Hon), FRIBA (Hon), FZS, [FRI (Hon.), FCIWEM (Hon.) (25 August 1930-) is a British diplomat, environmentalist, and academic. Tickell is the son of writer Jerrard Tickell and Ren e Tickell n e Haynes (a great-granddaughter of Thomas Henry Huxley). After secondary education at Westminster School as a King's Scholar, he went to Christ Church, Oxford, graduating in 1952 with first class honours in Modern History. He did his national service in the Coldstream Guards as a 2nd Lieutenant from 1952-54. Tickell joined the British diplomatic service in 1954, serving at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London until 1955. He was responsible for looking after the British Antarctic Territory; the experience gained may have laid the foundations for long term interests in the environment. He then had posting at the British Embassy in The Hague (1955-58)); Mexico City (1958-61); London (1961-64); Paris (1964-70); and Private Secretary various Chancellors of the Duchy of Lancaster (1970-72) during negotions for the UK entry into the European Community. He was later Chef de Cabinet to the President of the European Commission.
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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • United States
  • English
  • 613672880X
  • 9786136728803