Born to Harry Dadmun Nelson and Gretchen (Hawkins) Nelson in Rockville Centre, NY.
Arrives in England.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College.
Earns a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of London.
Works as a research psychologist at Mars. Ltd.in London.
Works as the director and managing director of the research unit at Benton & Bowles in London through 1964.
Works as the director of Mass Observation Ltd. in London.
Serves as the founder director and chairman of Taylor Nelson Sofres Plc in London through 1992.
Serves as the chief executive of The Princess Royal Trust for Carers in London through 1995.
Receives an honorary Doctor of Science from City London University.
Is Decorated by the Order of the British Empire and an honorary fellow of City & Guilds.
Serves as the chair council of the University of Roehampton through 2001.
Serves as the chairman of the South West London Community NHS Trust through 2002.
Begins serving as a member of the advisory committee on degree awarding powers for the Quality Assurance Agency.
Serves as a council member with City & Guilds through 2012.
Receives an honorary Doctor of Philosophy from Open University.
Serves as the director of Bright Talk Ltd. and the CEO of the Chronic Granulomatous Disorder Research Trust through 2016.
Serves as the chairman of the Stargate Capital Investment Group Ltd through 2016.
Receives the First Women’s Award from Lloyd Bank and receives it again in 2012.
Serves as the chairman and founder of Archive of Market and Social Research through 2019.