Lord Deben

The Rt Hon. the Lord Deben
John Selwyn Gummer
21 June 2010

Contact Details

The Rt Hon. the Lord Deben


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Tel: 020 7219 5353

Fax: 020 7219 5979

Email: [email protected]

What you need to know when writing to a member of the House of Lords.

Category 1: Directorships

Chairman, Sancroft International Ltd (consultants in corporate responsibility and environmental, social, ethical and planning issues; payments made for certain work done by the Member in category 2 are made to Sancroft International Ltd)

Non-executive Director, Veolia East & Central Europe (formerly Veolia Voda) (utilities)

Non-executive Chairman, Valpak Holdings Limited and Valpak Limited (organisation for compliance with producer responsibility directives)

Non-executive Director, Catholic Herald (newspaper)

Non-executive Director, Castle Trust Capital Ltd (housing investment and mortgage company)

Non-executive Director, Tristan Fitzgerald Associates (local planning issues and stakeholder engagement)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Personal Investment Management & Financial Advice Association (PIMFA) (formerly Association of Professional Financial Advisers and Association of Independent Financial Advisers)

Income from articles written for: Catholic Herald, Country Life, Estates Gazette and Planning, The Guardian

Income from chairing conferences

The subjects of the above two interests are usually property, sustainable development and religious issues. The commitments arise largely from my previous profession of journalism and all payments go to Sancroft International Ltd (see category 1) which provides research staff, information services and all other facilities

Chairman, Committee on Climate Change

Chairman, Advisory Board, 2 Degrees (aids sustainable efficiency and growth for members and corporations by enabling fully-linked collaboration (on and offline))

Chairman, Energy Catalyst Advisory Board (interest ceased 10 August 2017)

Chairman, Nestle Health and Wellness Advisory Group

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

Sancroft International Ltd (consultancy; as above)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Valpak Limited (environmental compliance)

Category 5: Land and property

A residential and commercial property in London, owned by family

A house and farmland in Suffolk

Category 7: Overseas visits

Visit to Tokyo, 28 January - 2 February 2017, for meetings on climate change and speech on stranded assets; travel expenses met by Smith Institute, Oxford

Visit to New Zealand, 16-28 February 2017, for a programme of speeches on climate change in Universities of Wellington and Auckland and meetings with Government Ministers and Opposition leaders and addressing Blue Green Conference; travel expenses met by National Party of New Zealand (no fees were involved)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member, Board of Directors, Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

Member, TerraVia Food Advisory Board (US) (formerly Solazyme Inc Food & Nutrition Board (US)) (no remuneration is received but the Member has share options)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

Trustee, Blue Marine Foundation

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Theodore Trust (interest ceased 7 June 2017)

Special Adviser on Climate Change, UN Global Compact

Trustee, Christian Heritage Centre, Stonyhurst

President, Apparel Innovation Consortium Association

Trustee, Cool Earth Action