Lord Sainsbury of Turville

David Sainsbury

David Sainsbury



Address as

Lord Sainsbury

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353


Lords career

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Government Spokesperson, Department of Trade and Industry (Minister for Science and Innovation) 1998-2006

Party groups

Trustee, Social Democratic Party 1982-90

Councils, public bodies

Member, Committee of Review of Post Office (Carter Committee) 1975-77; Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford 1987-95; London Business School: Member, governing body 1985-, Chair 1991-98

Political interests

Science and innovation, policy, industry and education

Countries of interest

Africa, China, India, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Sainsbury of Turville, of Turville in the County of Buckinghamshire 1997

Register of Interests

4: Shareholdings (b)

American Express Company (financial services)

Avon Products Inc (consumer staples)

Bank of America Corporation (financial services)

Carnival (media/services)

Chevron Corporation (energy)

Colgate-Palmolive Company (consumer staples)

Darden Restaurants (media/services)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (energy)

Fidelity National Financial Inc (financial services)

Flextronics International Ltd (technology)

Illinois Tool Works Inc (industrials)

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc (healthcare)

JP Morgan Chase & Co (financial services)

Kohl's Illinois Inc (consumer staples)

Lam Research Corporation (technology)

Microsoft Corporation (technology)

Molex (technology)

Omnicom Corporation (media/services)

Packaging Corporation of America (industrials)

Quest Diagnostics Inc (healthcare)

Republic Services Inc (industrials)

Safeway Inc (consumer staples)

State Street Corporation (financial services)

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (financial services)

Wells Fargo & Co (financial services)

White Mountains Insurance Group (financial services)

Willis Group Holdings (financial services)

Baxter International Inc (industrials)

NVR (industrials)

Vodafone plc (telecommunications)

3M Company (industrials)

Raytheon (industrials)

Western Union (media services)

Harsco Corporation (industrials)

Best Buy Corporation Inc (consumer discretionary)

Hanesbrands Inc (consumer discretionary)

TE Connectivity (information technology)

Cintas Corporation (industrials)

Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (consumer staples)

Axix Capital Ltd (financials)

Entergy Corporation (utilities)

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co (materials)

Kennametal Inc (industrials)

Quanex Building Products Corporation (industrials)

Procter & Gamble (consumer staples)

Hospira Inc (health care)

Charles Schwab Corporation (financials)

Teradyne (information technology)

J Sainsbury plc (retail)

The following investments are managed under fully discretionary mandates by independent investment managers:

4: Shareholdings (a)

Innotech Advisers Limited (investment company)

Castlehove Limited (property investment)

Sarabaite Limited (investment advisory services)

Exspira Limited (art exhibitions)

Dulcian (administrative services)

Mediant Cambridge Limited (administrative services)

SCI Vigne Investissement Ponthieu (a French company whose sole asset is a vineyard in France)

5: Land and property

Residential property in Cambridge

One house and two flats in London, from which rental income is received

Two houses in Westminster currently used as offices; and a residential property adjacent

Residential property in London

Woodlands, the Isle of Skye

Farm, consisting of pasture and farm buildings at our country home, let, subject to an agricultural tenancy, to a tenant from whom rental income is received

Additional property in Westminster used as offices

10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, Innotech Advisers Limited (investment company)

Director, Aquifer Limited (development objectives in Mozambique)

Director, SFCT Management Limited (office services)

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Settlor, Gatsby Charitable Foundation

Chairman of Trustees, Institute for Government