Lord Grade of Yarmouth

Lord Grade of Yarmouth

Full title

The Lord Grade of Yarmouth CBE

Name

Michael Grade

Party/group

Conservative

Joined the Lords

25 January 2011

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
ros@mgrade.com

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee Lords 2012-13
Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2011-11

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman and CEO ITV plc 2007-09
Chairman BBC 2004-06
Executive Chair and CEO First Leisure plc 1997-98
CEO First Leisure plc 1997-00
Non-Executive Chair First Leisure plc 1995-97
Chief Executive Channel 4 1988-97
Director of Programmes London Weekend Television 1977-81

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Trustee Science Museum 2012-
Commissioner Press Complaints Commission 2011-14

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
UK
Isle of Wight
World
Middle East

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Chairman, Pinewood Shepperton plc (film studios)
    • Director, National Angels Ltd (commercial arm of National Theatre, but privately funded)
    • Non-executive Director, WRG (1% equity) (creative communications company)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Income from: BBC for radio and television appearances; public speaking
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Grade Linnit (theatres consortium; 50% shareholder; not yet trading)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • AKL Technologies (software development)
    • Xigo Health
    • Ingenious Film Investment Scheme
    • Pinewood Shepperton plc
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Vice President, Chartered Institute of Marketing
    • Non-executive Chairman, Infinity Creative Media Ltd (not remunerated at present)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • National Angels (commercial arm of the Royal National Theatre)
    • Ambassador, RADA
    • Trustee, Science Museum Group
    • Chair of Advisory Board, National Media Museum
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Band Aid
    • Member, Executive Appeal Team, Healing Foundation
    • Trustee, Tall Ships Youth Trust
    • Trustee, the Samaritans