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Harbour, Malcolm John Charles locked

CBE 2013

Born 19 Feb. 1947; s of John and Bobby Harbour; m 1969, Penny Johnson; two d

Director, Digital Policy Alliance, since 2002; Senior Adviser: European Policy Centre, since 2014; Cabinet DN, since 2014


Bedford Sch.; Trinity Coll., Cambridge (MA Mech Eng); Aston Univ. Business Sch. (Dip. Mgt Studies)


CEng, MIMechE, 1975; FIMI 1984. Engr Apprentice, BMC Longbridge, 1967–69; Design and Develt Engr, BMC, 1969–72; Product Planning Manager, Rover-Triumph, 1972–76; Project Manager, Medium Cars, BL Cars, 1976–80; Austin-Rover: Director: Business Planning, 1980–82; Mkting, 1982–84; Sales, UK and Ireland, 1984–86; Overseas Sales, 1986–89; Founder Partner, Harbour Wade Brown, motor industry consultants, 1989–99; Founder Dir, Internat. Car Distribn Prog., 1993–2006; Project Dir, 3 Day Car Prog., 1998–99. MEP (C) W Midlands, 1999–2014. European Parliament: Cons. spokesman on internal market, 1999–2009; Member: Cttee for Legal Affairs and Internal Market, 1999–2004; Cttee for Industry, External Trade, Res. and Energy, 1999–2004; Cons. Delegn Bureau, 1999–2003; Delegn to Japan, 1999–2014; Cttee for Internal Mkt and Consumer Protection, 2004–14 (Chm., 2009–14); Cttee for Industry, Technol., Res. and Energy, 2004–09; Cttee Co-ordinator, EPP-ED Gp, 2004–09; Vice-Pres., Sci. and Technol. Panel, 2002–14; Co-Chm., Eur. Forum for the Automobile and Soc., 2000–09; Chairman: Ceramics Industry Forum, 2000–14; Cons. Technol. Forum, 2004–10; Eur. Manufg Forum, 2009–14; Rapporteur: Eur. Commn Reform, 2000; Universal Service in Electronic Communications, 2001–14; Internal Market Strategy, 2003; Motor Vehicle Type Approval, 2007; Innovative Procurement, 2008; Recreational Craft, 2011; Connected Continent, 2013. Vice Pres., Trading Standards Inst., later Chartered Trading Standards Inst., 2011–. Guardian, Birmingham Assay Office, 2007–14. Mem. Bd, Birmingham Sci. City, 2010–16. Mem. Council, Univ. of Birmingham, 2014–. Gov., Eur. Internet Foundn, 2003–14. Hon. DSc Aston, 2008


reports on the car industry for DTI, OECD, etc


choral singing, motor sport, travel, cooking


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