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date: 02 July 2020

Robinson, Cynthia Ann free

OBE 2019

Born 28 June 1951; d of Andrew Ian Robinson and Alys Congreve Sandys Robinson

consultant in nutrition and exercise, since 1982; Chief Executive, Extend Exercise, 2013–18

Education

Univ. of Nottingham (BSc Hons Biochem. 1972). RNutr 1991; CDipAF 1993

Career

Res. Biochemist, Roche Products, 1972–75; Res. Nutritionist, Slimming Magazine, 1975–80; Mkt Res. Exec., AGB Ltd, 1980–82; Hd of Communications, Cow & Gate, 1991–93; Dir of Communications, Marie Curie Cancer Care, 1993–98; Chief Exec., Fitness Industry Assoc., 1998–99; Chief Exec., Queen Elizabeth’s Foundn for Disabled People, 2001–10; Personal Trainer, 2012, Exercise Referral, 2013, SkillsActive. Dir, RYA, 1999–2002, 2004–07. Mem. Council, Royal Inst. of Navigation, 2004–11 (Chm., Small Craft Gp, 2007–14). Freeman, Hon. Co. of Air Pilots (formerly GAPAN), 2005. Cdre, City Livery Yacht Club, 2016–18 (Rear Cdre, 2013; Vice Cdre, 2014). FRIN 2004. J. E. D. Williams Medal for Outstanding Service, Royal Inst. of Navigation, 2014

Publications

(contrib.) Good Health Fact Book, 1995

Recreations

sailing (RYA Yachtmaster Offshore instructor, 1983–, examiner, 1994–), gliding (British Gliding Assoc. instructor, 1984–90), flying

Address

c/o Royal Institute of Navigation, 1 Kensington Gore SW7 2AT