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Roger Burman (b.1940), Pro-Chancellor (1994–2001)

© the artist / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: University of Birmingham

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Roger Burman studied at Oundle and the University of Birmingham, and in 1961 entered the family firm, Burman & Sons, a long-standing manufacturer of machinery and in particular motorcycle gearboxes. He moved to the electronic instrument manufacturing company, Teledictor, in 1971, becoming its chairman in 1976. He is chairman of the National Exhibition Centre and the Symphony Hall. Roger Burman was Pro-Chancellor from 1994 to 2001, having also served as Deputy Pro-Chancellor and Deputy Treasurer.

University of Birmingham


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    107 x 77 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    commissioned by the University of Birmingham, 2002


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