Lindsay Bury has for the last fifty years worked in the city, in industry and in the voluntary sector primarily in conservation. He was a founder of ACT, a well known early pioneer in the British computer industry whose activities spanned both software and hardware in the seventies and eighties. He has also worked continuously in the city with Schroder’s, Singer and Friedlander and recently with Electric and General Investment Trust of which he was chairman. He has also been chairman of a number of varied industrial companies, notably Portals Holdings, Roxboro the Sage Group, Unicorn Industries and the South Staffordshire Water Company.
Lindsay has also served as a trustee or chairman of a number of environmental charities notably WWF (UK), Fauna and Flora International, Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest Trust.