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Sir James Dyson
James Dyson at the Royal Society admissions day in London, July 2015
|Provost of the Royal College of Art|
1 August 2011 – 1 July 2017
|Preceded by||Sir Terence Conran|
|Succeeded by||Sir Jonathan Ive |
|Born||2 May 1947|
Deirdre Hindmarsh (m. 1968)
|Children||3; Two sons, one daughter|
|Occupation||Industrial designer, academic administrator|
Sir James Dyson OM CBE FRS FREng(born 2 May 1947) is a British inventor, industrial design engineer and founder of the Dyson company. He is best known as the inventor of the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner. His net worth is £7.8 billion.
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- DYSON, Sir James. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2015 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. (subscription required)
- Watts, Robert (7 May 2017). "Brexit brings bonanza for billionaires". The Sunday Times. pp. 1–2.
Sir James Dyson, the inventor who initially found success with his bagless vacuum cleaner, is one of the year's biggest risers. His fortune has increased to £7.8 bn -- up from £5 bn last year.
- "Sir James Dyson". Royal College of Art. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
- "Apple's Jony Ive Named Royal College of Art Chancellor | Architectural Digest". Architectural Digest. Retrieved 26 May 2017.