Lord Sharkey

Lord Sharkey

Full title

The Lord Sharkey

Name

John Sharkey

Party/group

Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

20 December 2010

Contact details

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

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Information Committee (L) Lords 2014-
Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2013-13
EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education Lords 2012-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Highland Partners Europe 2004-05
Chair BST Advertising 1990-98
Chair BDDP (Holdings) UK 1989-95
Joint Managing Director Saatchi & Saatchi UK 1986-89

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Governor The Institute for Government 2013-
Trustee The Hansard Society 2006-

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Education
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics.
UK
Isle of Wight
North West England.
World
Turkey
Middle East.

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Sharkey Associates Limited (management consultancy)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Sharkey Associates Limited (management consultancy)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Flat in London
    • House in Cambridge
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, 21-24 November 2013, with other members of the APPG for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus; costs of all travel, accommodation and meals were paid for by host Government of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Unremunerated Board Director, New City Agenda Ltd (a not-for-profit think tank aiming to develop ideas and research on financial services policy)
    • Unremunerated board Member, Full Fact (independent fact checking organisation which is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Hansard Society
    • Governor, Institute for Government