Lord Powell of Bayswater

Charles Powell

Charles Powell



Address as

Lord Powell

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5451


International bodies

President, China-Britain Business Council 1997-2007; Chair, Singapore British Business Council 1997-2001; Co-chair, UK Asia Task Force 2007-

Political interests

Foreign affairs, defence, intelligence, trade

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Powell of Bayswater, of Canterbury in the County of Kent 2000

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Chairman, LVMH (Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton) Services UK

Chairman, Capital Generation Partners Services Ltd

Chairman, Magna Holdings International Ltd

Director, Caterpillar Inc

Director, Financière Agache

Director, LVMH (Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton)

Director, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Director, Matheson & Co

Director, Textron Corporation

Director, Schindler Holdings

Director, Northern Trust Global Services

Director, Hong Kong Land Holdings

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, GEMS Private Equity Fund Advisory Board

Chairman, Rolls-Royce International Advisory Board

Chairman, Advisory Board, Bowmark Capital

Member, Barrick Gold International Advisory Board

Member, Advisory Board, Thales UK

Member, International Advisory Board, ACE Insurance

Member, Advisory Board, HCL Technologies

Member, Advisory Board, Diligence

Adviser, Asia, BAE Systems

Adviser, Eastern Star Publications (advisory work on international issues, Malaysia)

4: Shareholdings (b)

Caterpillar Inc (heavy machinery)

Textron Corporation (corporate jets/helicopters)

Schindler Group (elevators/escalators)

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Business Ambassador, Prime Minister's Business Ambassador's Network

Member, Advisory Board, Aspide GmbH

Director, Singapore Millennium Foundation

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chairman of Trustees, Said Business School Foundation, Oxford University

Co-chairman, Asia Task Force

Member, China Task Force

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Trustee, British Museum Trust

Trustee, Aspen Institute (USA)

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Trustee, International Institute for Strategic Studies

Chairman, Atlantic Partnership

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Margaret Thatcher Archives Trust

Member, Global Board of Advisers to the Council on Foreign Relations

Trustee, Said Foundation