James Pollard Woudhuysen

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James Woudhuysen is an academic associated with the libertarian anti-environmental LM network. As James Wood he wrote for the 'theoretical journal' of the Revolutionary Communist Group in 1975[1] (before the faction led by Frank Furedi was expelled from the RCG in late 1976), was on the editorial board of Revolutionary Communist Papers in 1980 and 1981 and was active in the Revolutionary Communist Tendency (1977-1981) and later the Revolutionary Communist Party (1981-1996). He was appointed, under his own name, as a third director of Junius Publications the RCP publishing house in September of 1984 and gave his occupation as 'Lecturer' and an address in London N1. He declared also a further directorship of a firm called Wordsearch Limited.[2] He resigned from that post in 1990.
James Woudhuysen in 2011

He has written or spoken for the pro-growth Big Potatoes for which he co-authored their manifesto, the East Midlands Salon, the Brighton Salon, the New York Salon,[3], the Leeds Salon, Culture Wars, the Battle of Ideas, the Institute of Ideas, Novo Argumente, WORLDwrite, for whom he is also a tour guide trainer, [4] and Spiked [5], of which he is also a shareholder.[6]He is a director of building promoters, Audacity, has joined a Manifesto Club [7] campaign and is the fifth signatory of the statement of Academics for Academic Freedom.

Education

  • 1965 – 1970, St Paul's School, London, Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • 1971 – 1975, University of Sussex, Physics, Physics, Social Dimensions of Science, 2.1[8]

Career

  • 1986 – 1991 (5 years), Associate Director, Fitch PLC
  • 1991 – 1995 (4 years), Associate Director, The Henley Centre, WPP Group plc, London, United Kingdom
  • 1995 – 1997 (2 years), Manager, Worldwide Market Intelligence, Philips Consumer, Electronics, Eindhoven Area, Netherlands.
  • October 1997 – June 2001 (3 years 9 months), Director, Seymourpowell.
  • July 1995 – July 2014 (19 years 1 month), Professor of Forecasting and Innovation, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom.
  • March 2014 – Present (2 years 8 months), Woudhuysen Ltd, London, United Kingdom.
  • April 2015 – Present (1 year 7 months), Visiting Professor, London South Bank University.[8]

Publications

Pamphlets, Book Chapters & Books

Popular press, Magazines articles (including Revolutionary Communist Party) and web publications

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Contact details

Personal website: "James Woudhuysen"
Facebook: "James Woudhuysen"
LinkedIn: "James Woudhuysen"
Twitter: "jameswoudhuysen"
Profile, "James Woudhuysen", Audacity website, accessed 29 Dec 2010
Profile, "James Wouhuysen", Big Potatoes website, accessed 29 Dec 2010
Profile, "James Woudhuysen Brighton Salon website, accessed 29 Dec 2010
Profile, "James Woudhuysen, De Montfort University website, accessed 12 Jan 2011

Notes

  1. Ashley Heath and James Wood, 'The Labour Party, the EEC and Ireland', Revolutionary Communist: Theoretical Journal of the Revolutionary Communist Group, Issue 2, May 1975: 41-5.
  2. Companies House, Notice of change of directors or secretaries or in their particulars, Form 9b, 3 September 1984
  3. "Salon-People", Brighton Salon website, accessed 29 May 2010
  4. "Trainer bios", WORLDwrite website, accessed 13 Jan 2011
  5. "Articles by James Woudhuysen", Spiked website, accessed 2 May 2010
  6. Companies House, Spiked Ltd. AR01 Annual Return 2010
  7. "Flower Guild Support", Manifesto Club website, accessed 13 Jan 2011
  8. 8.0 8.1 James Woudhuysen, LinkedIn profile, last accessed 04 October 2016.