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Andrew Douglas-Bate Andrew Douglas-Bate, MBE
Conservative Councillor, Aylesbury Vale District Council
Trustee, MapAction - Father of Andrew?
Andrew Douglas-Bate, MBE (? former Chairman) co-founded MapAction in 1997. This followed a 45-year career in industry in Europe, the Middle East, India and the Americas working in steel, shipping, commercial security and recruitment. He is also a trustee of the charity RAPID-UK and serves as a district councillor in Buckinghamshire.
Rupert Douglas-Bate Rupert Douglas-Bate
Chairman, Global MapAid
Rupert has been an aid worker since 1989 when he went to live and work in East Africa.  Since then he has worked all over the world, developing a responsive and multicultural style of leadership, based on mutual respect coupled to systematic decision-making.
Divorced; Father of Laura, Sam and Toby
  Sophie Douglas-Bate
Owner, Edible Food Design Ltd, London
Has Windsor Castle amongst her clients
Sophie and Louis Abel had a son, James Henry Joshua Mearns Abel on 29th March 2010
  RLE Douglas-Bate Is this Rupert?
Jan Douglas-Bate Jan Douglas-Bate
A counselling therapist, based in Bath
?Rupert's ex-wife?
  Sam Douglas-Bate, daughter of Rupert
image witheld Toby Douglas-Bate,
Son of Rupert, /and Jan.   bc 1997
iLaura Douglas-Bate Laura Douglas-Bate
Daughter of Jan
  William (Bill) Cornelius Grootenhuis was a shipping agent for England and Holland and worked for the Holland America Line and Rotterdam Lloyd. His métier was sprinklers, steering gear and shipping stabilizers. He later joined the Dutch Navy and became A.D.C. to Admiral J.T. Fürstner, Minister of Naval affairs and Commander of the Navy. He attained the rank of Commander. He married Else Mary Wormald, but in later life, he was divorced from her and married his wife's best friend from the Paris days, Kathleen Douglas-Bate.
  J. Douglas Bate (Class of 1973) made a gift to Dartmouth College
  DOUGLAS-BATE, Andrew Sandys, President, Euro-Defense UK. - awarded MBE 2005




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