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date: 17 May 2022

Butler-Adams, William David free

Butler-Adams, William David free

OBE 2015; CEng, FIMechE; FRGS, FCGI

Born London 11 May 1974; s of David Bernard Butler-Adams and Rosalie Annette Butler-Adams; m 2004, Sarah Georgina MacIntyre; three d

Managing Director, Brompton Bicycle Ltd, since 2008


Aysgarth Sch., N Yorks; Rugby Sch.; Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne (MEng and Spanish (1st cl.) 1997). MIMechE 1993, FIMechE 2014; CEng 2001


Proj. Manager, ICI, 1997–2000; Plant Manager, Dupont, 2000–02; Brompton Bicycle Ltd: Proj. Manager, 2002–05; Engrg Dir, 2005–08. Mem., UK Commn for Employment and Skills, 2013–16. Trustee, Educn and Employers Taskforce, 2010–; Mem. Bd, London Regl Council, EEF. FRGS 2013; FCGI 2018. Freeman, City of London; Liveryman, Vintners’ Co., 2010


flying (Private Pilot Licence), ski-ing, climbing, wine, gardening, the environment; led nine-week expedition up Amazon, 1995 (filmed for documentary by Channel 4) and expedition to summit of Aconcagua (raised over £130,000 for charity), 2000; travelled extensively through South America, Europe, Africa and Asia


Brompton Bicycle Ltd, Unit 1, Ockham Drive, Greenford UB6 0FD