Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

The Rt Hon. the Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom
James Norwich Arbuthnot
1 October 2015

Contact Details

The Rt Hon. the Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW

Tel: 020 7219 3000

Email: contactholmember@parliament.uk

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Category 1: Directorships

Director (salaried, no shares), SC Strategy Limited (strategic advice; personal clients: Babcock International Ltd) (interest ceased 31 December 2017)

Chairman, Neuro-Bio Ltd (a biotechnology company)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Advisory Board, Thales Group (aerospace, defence, security)

Consultant, Pure Storage Inc (computer flash memory) (payment is made to SC Strategy Ltd who then pay Member)

Senior Consultant, SC Strategy Limited (personal clients: Babcock International Ltd) (strategic advice)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Neuro-Bio Ltd (a biotechnology company)

Category 7: Overseas visits

Visit to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey, 29 January - 1 February 2018, to hold meetings with government, political and business leaders and build relations with Turkish civil society and media with view to deepening understanding of Britain-Turkey relations; flights, local transport, food and accommodation provided by local NGO Bosphorus Center for Global Affairs

Visit to Paris, 9-11 September 2018, to attend the “Université d’Eté”, a defence conference; local (but not international) transport, food and accommodation provided by local NGO CEIS

Visit to Malaga, Spain, 26-28 October 2018, to attend with wife, 30th British-Spanish Tertulias; travel, accommodation and food costs paid by organisers (Lord Falconer, José M de Areilza and Stephanie Ashton)

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

From time to time the Member receives hospitality from the UK Defence Forum, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Armed Forces and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Defence and Security Issues which over the course of a calendar year may exceed £140 in value

Attended 7th British-Turkish Tatlidil Forum, Wokingham, 12-13 May 2018; accommodation and meals paid for by organisers

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Non-executive Director, Gusbourne Estate Ltd (UK wine producer)

Member of Advisory Board, Information Risk Management (cyber security) (interest ceased 15 November 2018)

Director, Astute Strategy Ltd

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Member, Board of Advisers of The Electric Infrastructure Security (EIS) Council (protection against severe geomagnetic storms and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) risks) (some travel and accommodation expenses covered)

Chairman, Information Assurance Advisory Council (brings together public, private and other sectors to discuss and research strategic level information assurance issues)

Chairman, Nuffield Trust for the Forces of the Crown (registered charity)