Lord Sheppard of Didgemere

Allen Sheppard

Allen Sheppard



Address as

Lord Sheppard

Contact details


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


Party groups

Member, Board of Management, Conservative Party 1993-98

Councils, public bodies

Governor/Hon. Governor, London School of Economics 1989-; Deputy chair, International Business Leaders' Forum 1990-96; Chair, Advisory Board, British-American Chamber of Commerce 1991-94; London First: Chair 1992-2002, President 2002-; Vice-President/board member, several trade and business organisations

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Sheppard of Didgemere, of Roydon in the County of Essex 1994

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Non-executive Chairman, Unipart Group (automotive, rail, telecoms, logistics etc)

Non-executive Chairman, Namibian Resources Ltd (diamond mining)

4: Shareholdings (b)

Imperial Tobacco

McBride plc (household and personal care products)


Namibian Resources

4: Shareholdings (a)

Didgemere Consultants Ltd (business consultancy/advisory service)

Didgemere Farms Ltd (farming)

5: Land and property

Didgemere Farms Ltd, Essex

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chancellor, Middlesex University

10: Non-financial interests (d)

President, London First

Vice President, Beer and Pub Association (formerly Brewers Society)

Member, Protection of Roydon and Area (PORA) Committee

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice President, Blue Cross UK (formerly Appeal Chairman for Sheppard House) (animal welfare)

Vice President, United Response (supports people with learning disabilities)

Vice President, Business in the Community

Member, UK Cancer Research Charity