Lord Puttnam

David Puttnam

David Puttnam



Address as

Lord Puttnam

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6822
Fax: 020 7219 5794


Councils, public bodies

Chair, British Council TV and Video Advisory Panel 1987-97; Member: British Screen Advisory Council 1988-98, Arts Council Lottery Panel 1995-98; Member, Government's Education Standards Task Force 1997-2001; Chair: British Council Arts Advisory Committee 2002-04, Hansard Commission “Parliament in the Public Eye” 2004-05

International bodies

Fellow, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland; President, UNICEF UK 2002-09

Political interests

Education, culture, environment

Countries of interest

Ireland, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Puttnam, of Queensgate in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 1997

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Deputy Chair, Channel Four

Deputy Chair, Profero (digital marketing)

Senior Non-executive Director, Huntsworth plc (public relations)

Senior Non-executive Director, Promethean World plc (technology hardware)

Chairman, Bulgari Knightsbridge Palace Hotel (hotels and leisure)

Director, Enigma Productions Ltd (film & tv)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Consultant, TSL Advisory Board (TSL Education Ltd publishes the Times Educational Supplement among other things)

President, Film Distributors Association (independent Chair of industry body)

4: Shareholdings (b)

Promethean World plc (technology hardware)

All other holdings are held in two pension funds which are run by Rathbones and administered by N M Rothschild

9: Miscellaneous financial interests

Adviser, Media Development Agency of Singapore (government agency)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chancellor, Open University

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Chair, The Sage, Gateshead (North Music Trust)

10: Non-financial interests (d)

Deputy Chair, Hansard Society

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation

Ambassador, UNICEF UK

Trustee, Thompson Foundation

Trustee, Eden Project