Lord O'Donnell

Lord O'Donnell

Full title

The Lord O'Donnell GCB

Name

Augustine O'Donnell

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

10 January 2012

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Non-Executive Director Brookfield Asset Management 2013-
Adviser to the CEO TD Bank 2012-
Senior Adviser Frontier Economics 2012-
UK Board Member IMF and World Bank 1997-98
Lecturer in Economics University of Glasgow 1975-79

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service Civil Service 2005-11
Permanent Secretary HM Treasury 2005-

Member's focus

Policy
Behavioural change
Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
European Union
Parliament, government and politics
Wellbeing
UK
Glasgow
London
Warwick
World
Asia
Canada
Euro area
USA

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Brookfield Asset Management
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Strategic Adviser to the Chief Executive of Toronto Dominion Bank
    • Chairman, Frontier Economics
    • Senior Fellow, Civil Service College, Singapore
    • Fellow, Institute for Government
    • Chair, Commission on Wellbeing, Legatum Institute
    • Payments from BBC Public Services for broadcasts
    • Payments from News International for articles
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • The Member holds a number of ISAs, some of which are sector-specific investments (Euros, property), which collectively exceed the registration threshold
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Singapore, 12-15 November 2013, as guest of Civil Service College; costs of visit met by hosts
    • Visit to Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17-20 November 2013, as chair of group on wellbeing and mental health to prepare material for annual World Economic Forum in Davos; cost of visit funded by government of Abu Dhabi
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Visiting Professor, University College, London
    • Visiting Professor, London School of Economics
    • Chair, Advisory Board, Behavioural Insight Issues, Cabinet Office
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, The Tablet newspaper
    • Member, Economist Trust
    • Chair, Wellbeing and Mental Health Group, Davos World Economic Forum