GS1 Speakers

Giles Chichester

Giles Chichester, Gender Summit past speaker
Vice-President of the European Parliament and responsible for STOA (Scientific Technology Options Assessment for the European Parliament)

Giles Chichester Studied at Oxford University 1965-68: MA (Hons) (Geography) (1972). He worked in publishing at the University of London Press and Hodder and Stoughton Ltd (1968-1969). Then in Francis Chichester Ltd as Production Manager (1969); Director (1971); General Manager (1972); Managing Director (1983); Chairman, (1989). He was Non-Executive Director, Mediterranean Charter Services, Ltd (1973-1979) and Non-Executive Director, Orrin and Geer Ltd - Bookbinders (1974-1981). Director, Goodwin and Chichester Ltd, New Zealand (1975-1993) and Guildford Timber Co. Ltd, New Zealand (1975- ). Director, Silverstream Forests Ltd, New Zealand (1986- ). Chairman, Hammersmith Conservative Association (1984-1987). Chairman, London West Conservative European Constituency Council (1987-1988). Member, Conservative National Union Executive Committee (1988-1990, 1997-1998). Member of the European Parliament since 1994. Mr Chichester has served on many voluntary bodies such as school governing bodies, charities, clubs. His a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has been chairman of the European Energy Forum since 2004.

Mr Chichester delivered a Keynote via videolink at the Gender Summit 1 EU (GS1EU).