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Ward, Christopher John locked

Born 25 Aug. 1942; s of John Stanley Ward and Jacqueline Law-Hume Costin; m 1st, 1971 (marr. diss.); one s two d; 2nd, 1990, Nonie Niesewand (née Fogarty)

Joint Founder, 1983, and Chairman, 2006–17, Redwood London (formerly Redwood Publishing) (Editorial Director, 1983–2002; Vice-Chairman, 2002–06)

Education

King’s Coll. Sch., Wimbledon

Career

Successively on staff of Driffield Times, 1959, and Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 1960–63; reporter, sub-editor, then feature writer and columnist, 1963–76, Daily Mirror; Assistant Editor: Sunday Mirror, 1976–79; Daily Mirror, 1979–81; Editor, Daily Express, 1981–83. Director: Acorn Computer plc, 1983–99; College Valley Estates, 2008–. Chm., Redwood Custom Communications, Toronto, 2007–08. Mem., Eur. Adv. Cttee to Chm., All Nippon Airways, 2003–10. Co-Chair, PPA, 2010–14. WWF: Trustee, 1994–2000; Chm., UK, 2002–08. Mem., Farne Is Cttee, 2004–. Mark Boxer award, British Soc. of Magazine Eds, 1995

Publications

How to Complain, 1974; Our Cheque is in the Post, 1980; And the Band Played On, 2011

Recreations

shooting, photography, weather-watching

Address

The Old Whaling House, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1HP

(01289) 330646

cj.ward@btinternet.com

Clubs

Garrick