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Robert N.M. Robertson

  • Person
  • 15 March 1915-6 February 1991
Robertson was born in Canada and grew up in Rothsey. He attended Glasgow University as a law student and later served with the army in India and took part in the Normandy landing during the Second World War.
He was appointed as an administrator to the Medical School at St Andrews in 1945 and later left to become the Secretary of the University of Southampton. He became Secretary and Registrar of Queen’s College, Dundee in 1966 and continued as Secretary of the University of Dundee from its foundation in 1967 until 1973. It is recognised that he played a major role in its development during the 20th century.

Iain Forbes

  • Person
  • 1948 -
Iain Forbes was born in Dundee in October 1948. He attended Blackness Primary School which stood on Blackness Road opposite the top of Annfield Street and is now demolished, then progressed to Harris Academy in 1960. Forbes attended Queen’s College/University of Dundee between 1966 and 1970, studying Civil Engineering. He left Dundee in November 1970 for a job with Leicester City Council and then moved to London in late 1974, where he qualified as a Chartered Engineer in 1976. Forbes held posts in the Engineering and Transportation fields for various local authorities in London until 2012, when he retired.