Adrian Buckmaster, 4th Viscount Buckmaster

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The Right Honourable
The Viscount Buckmaster
Born 2 February 1949
Nationality British
Occupation Businessman
Employer Avecia PLC
Known for Peer
Title 4th Viscount Buckmaster
Predecessor Martin Stanley Buckmaster
Successor Holder
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Mary Mark
Children 3
Parent(s) Hon. Colin John Buckmaster and May Gibbon

Adrian Charles Buckmaster, 4th Viscount Buckmaster (born 2 February 1949) is a British peer and business man.

Early life[edit]

The son of the Hon. Colin John Buckmaster, a son of the 2nd Viscount, by his marriage to May Gibbon,[1] Buckmaster was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, and Clare College, Cambridge, graduating in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and proceeding to Master of Arts in 1974.


Buckmaster has been Chief Executive Officer of Avecia Group PLC since October 2005 and also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Automotive Products Group Ltd. He has been a Director of Avecia Group since May 2006 and also serves as a Director of Avecia Holdings PLC.[2]


He married Elizabeth Mary Mark, daughter of Norman Mark, on 26 July 1975 and has a son and two daughters;

  1. Hon. Clare May Buckmaster b. 1 June 1979
  2. Hon. Andrew Nicholas Buckmaster b. 1980
  3. Hon. Nicola Mary Buckmaster b. 1986


Buckmaster is a Trustee of the Clare College Boat Club.[3]


  1. ^ - Person Page 18796
  2. ^ "Business week Profile". Retrieved 20 June 2007. 
  3. ^ Societies & Clubs
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Martin Stanley Buckmaster
Viscount Buckmaster
Succeeded by