Jeremy Greenwood

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Jeremy John Denis Greenwood CBE (born 7 September 1942) is a British ornithologist and was Director of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) from 1988 [1] until he retired in September 2007.[2]

Greenwood was educated at Royal Grammar School Worcester[citation needed] and St Catherine's College, Oxford[citation needed]. He was responsible for publishing the two largest surveys on British bird populations[citation needed]. Besides being director of the BTO he is president of the European Ornithologists Union. He is also an honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham's Centre for Ornithology.[3]

Since 2000, he has been a trustee of The British Birds Charitable Trust, which publishes British Birds magazine[4]

He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours[citation needed].



  1. ^ BTO Press Release 19 March 2007 retrieved 4 February 2009
  2. ^ British Birds, Vol. 100, No. 4, p.257, April 2007 ISSN 0007-0335
  3. ^ Birmingham University
  4. ^ Charity Commission register entry for British Birds Charitable Trust