Rodney Frank Kenyon OBE FCIS (June 1945 – 8 December 2013)[1] was a former Human Resources Director at British Gas and was Director of the British Gas Engineering Academy.[2] In 2001, he was a Director of the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.[2]

Rod Kenyon

Rodney Frank Kenyon

1945 (1945)
Died8 December 2013(2013-12-08) (aged 68)
OccupationHuman Resource Director
Known forGas Industry Education and Training
Political partySDP

Kenyon was also Vice Chairman of Energy and Utility Skills and former Chairman of Learning and Skills Council Region Council for London.[2] Kenyon was appointed to the board of the University of West London in 2001.[2]

He was a Trustee of the National Gas Museum Trust[3] and a Director of Dyslexia Action.[2]

Kenyon contested the UK parliamentary constituency of Houghton and Washington in the 1983 and 1987 General Elections as a Social Democrat receiving 24% and 18% share of the vote respectively. In 1985 he contested the Tyne Bridge by-election for the SDP-Liberal Alliance finishing second to David Clelland.

Kenyon was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2005 Birthday Honours for services to the Energy Industry.[4]

Kenyon died 8 December 2013, aged 68.[1][5][6] a


  1. ^ a b "E-learning and learning solution news from Skills2Learn". Retrieved 2016-12-31.
  2. ^ a b c d e University of West London - Profiles
  3. ^ Charity 1072375
  4. ^ "No. 57665". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2005. p. 11.
  5. ^ "Rodney Kenyon". The London Gazette. 13 March 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  6. ^ "A Tribute to Rod Kenyon OBE | Energy & Utility Skills". Retrieved 2016-12-31.