THE FORMER COUNCIL & STAFF
(PRIOR TO CLOSURE IN OCTOBER 2017)
The Council was responsible for the management and administration of the Association.
The Rt. Hon. the Lord Goodlad, KCMG
Born 1943; Elected Conservative MP 1974, Parliamentary Secretary 1984-87, Minister of State, FCO 1992-95, Government Chief Whip 1995-97; High Commissioner to Australia 2000-05; Life Peer 2005. President of OSPA since 2012
Keith Arrowsmith, MBE
Born 1924; Army Service England, India, Singapore, Malaya 1943-47; HMOCS Nigeria 1949-57, Uganda 1957-65; Hong Kong Government 1966-69; London Secretary. Chartered Land Agents Society/Divisional Secretary RICS 1969-74; European Commission 1974-89
Born 1933; Southern Rhodesia Public Service 1951, Central African Federation Service 1953-63, Southern Rhodesia/Zimbabwe Public Service 1964-84
Charles Cullimore, CMG (Chairman)
Born 1933; HMOCS Tanganyika 1958-61, FCO 1971-93 (High Commissioner, Uganda 1989-93); Chief Executive, Southern Africa Business Association 1995-2001, Honorary President, Business Council for Africa UK since 2001.
Born 1926; widow of Frank Farrant (HMOCS Nigeria 1947-63); Nigeria Government Administrative Officer/Education Officer 1950-63; Vice President/Deputy President Corona Worldwide; former Royal Over-Seas League Executive Committee Member.
Dr Jonathan Lawley, PhD
Born 1936; HMOCS Northern Rhodesia/Zambia 1959-69; Anglo-American Group 1971-76; IBL Mauritius 1977-79; British Elections Supervisor Rhodesia/Zimbabwe 1980; Rio Tinto 1982-96; BESO 1996-2000; Director Royal African Society 2001-03; Consultant Business Council for Africa 2003-2015.
Born 1934; widow of Peter Marsh (Assistant Chief Engineer, EAR&H 1951-76);
President Corona Worldwide 2013-14.
Peter McLean, CMG, OBE
Born 1927; HMOCS Uganda 1951-65; ODM/ODA 1965-80; FAO 1980-85
Born 1939; HMOCS Northern Rhodesia 1957-67; Co-operative Wholesale Society 1969-1977; Rolls Royce 1978-1999; Adviser to Civil Aviation Administration of China 2000-2007.
Michael Shaw, CMG
Born 1935; HMOCS Tanganyika 1959-62; FCO 1963-89; Third World Good Governance Advisor in the FCO 1990-2008.
Sir Patrick Walker, KCB
Born 1932; HMOCS Uganda 1956-62; Security Service 1963-92 (Director-General
Michael Waters, MBE, JP (Vice Chairman)
Born 1951; HMOCS Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1972-76, Hong Kong 1976-1997; Magistrate and member of the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee for South Yorkshire. Elected Councillor (Conservative) for Dore Ward Sheffield Metropolitan District Council until 2008.
David Le Breton, CBE (Secretary/Treasurer)
Born 1931; HMOCS Tanganyika 1954-63; CRO/FCO 1963-87 (High Commissioner, The Gambia 1981-84); Secretary of OSPA since 1992
Alison Hamilton – Personal Assistant (and Editorial)
Andrea Wilson – Membership Secretary