Lord Richards of Herstmonceux

The Lord Richards of Herstmonceux GCB CBE DSO
David Julian Richards
24 February 2014
Crossbench

Category 1: Directorships

Chairman and Director, Palliser Associates Ltd (provision of strategic advice to governments and companies) (the company is 100% owned by the Member and his wife - see category 4(a); personal clients are: International Institute for Strategic Studies; the King and Government of Bahrain; Apache Asia (traditional merchant bank with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore); CQS (global asset management); Military Speakers Ltd; income from employment listed in category 2 is also paid to Palliser Associates Ltd)

Chairman and Director, Equilibrium Gulf Ltd (provision of geo-strategic advice to governments and companies) (see category 4(a) - no personal clients)

Chairman and Director, Equilibrium Global Ltd (provision of geo-strategic advice to governments and companies) (see category 4(a) - no personal clients)

Non-executive Chairman, Arturius International Ltd (a company started by ex-servicemen and specialising in logistic and transport services) (interest ceased 15 December 2016)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Speaking engagement, 2 May 2017, Sanofi plc management conference

Speaking engagement, 15 May 2017, Oakley Capital investors conference

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

Palliser Associates Ltd (owned jointly with wife: 55% Member, 45% wife) (see category 1)

Equilibrium Gulf Ltd (Member owns 55% of company; see category 1)

Equilibrium Global Ltd (Member owns 55% of company; see category 1)

Category 4: Shareholdings (c)

Equilibrium Gulf Ltd (provision of geo-strategic advice to governments and companies) (see category 4(a) - no personal clients)

Equilibrium Global Ltd (provision of geo-strategic advice to governments and companies) (see category 4(a) - no personal clients)

Category 7: Overseas visits

Visit to Oman, 22-24 April 2017, to address Omani National Defence College on Strategy; fee and travel expenses paid to Member

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

As a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Defence and Security Issues the Member attends regular meetings at which the value of the hospitality received over the course of a calendar year exceeds the registration threshold of £140

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Member of Advisory Board, Public (registered as Public International Group; helping premier technology start-ups to transform public services)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Visiting Professor, Exeter University

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Governor, Ditchley Foundation

Deputy Grand President, Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League

Admiral, British Kiel Yacht Club

Admiral, Royal Artillery Yacht Club