Members may already be aware of the sad news of the death of Lord Chorley at the end of February. Lord Chorley was responsible for the Chorley Report in 1987 on The National Geographical Information Policy of Britain, the trigger that launched the AGI.
Lord Chorley continued to maintain links with AGI and members were in attendance at his memorial service held on 19th April. We are aware that many members will have memories of his involvement with the association. With the help of Stephen Booth at GIS Professional, we would like to publish recollections about Lord Chorley from the AGI membership, which will feature in the June edition of GIS Professional.
In the mean time, you will find his obituary here which featured in The Guardian: