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Biographical entry Snape, Brian

Chemist and Ornithologist


Brian Snape worked for BP Australia for 30 years, including a period as chairman of BP Solar. He has been a member of the Victorian National Parks Association for many years.


BP Australia 1961-92, working in marketing, planning, market research, manufacturing and general management; Board of BP Australia from 1984, contact Director for the chemicals business, and chairman of BP Solar. President, RAOU 1995-98. Foundation member, Australian Conservation Foundation; sometime chairman, Victorian Conservation Trust; Emeritus Trustee, Committee for the Economic Development of Australia.


1996 - 1997
Career position - President, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union
1997 - 1998
Career position - President, Birds Australia

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See also

  • Robin, Libby, The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2001), 492 pp. Details

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