Peter Rayner

Peter Rayner

“An engineer born and bred” The son of a garage (and later machine tools company) owner, Peter Rayner feels that he was predestined to become an engineer. Some of his earliest toys were tools, including a junior hacksaw

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Robert Edwards

Robert is respected as the UK’s leading television sound supervisor and sound both for his work in the UK and around the world. He has been involved in television sound production for 45 years,

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Pete Thomas

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas was born in Ramsgate Kent in 1955. Fascinated as a child by his grandfather’s wind up gramophone, he began collecting 78rpm records, the start of his life-long passion in sound and his love of music.

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Chris Woolf

Chris Woolf

Chris began as a Technical Operator with the BBC, when 600 ohm resistors were mandatory, and “digital” meant counting on your fingers.

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Mick Sawaguchi

Mick Sawaguchi

Mick (Masaki) Sawaguchi graduated in 1971 in electronics from the Chiba Institute of Technology in Tokyo and joined NHK

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David Meares

David Meares

David Meares graduated from Salford University and joined the BBC’s Research Department in 1968.

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Graham Haines

Graham Haines

Graham joined the BBC from university and moved into BBC TV Outside Broadcasts in 1964, quickly establishing an…

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Ron Godwyn

Ron Godwyn

After a long career in the recording industry Ron became the original editor of the Institute’s journal Line Up.

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Vivienne Dyer

Vivienne Dyer

Vivienne Dyer began working at Rycote in 1985 when the company was run by its founder, John Gozzard and a mere handful of employees.

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