Lord Triesman

David Triesman

David Triesman



Address as

Lord Triesman

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6224


Lords career

Government Spokesperson for: Education and Skills 2004-05, Trade and Industry 2004-05, Transport 2004, International Development 2004-05; Government Whip 2004-05; Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Government Spokesperson 2004-07, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 2005-07; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Intellectual Property and Quality) and Government Spokesperson, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills 2007-08; Opposition Spokesperson for: Business, Innovation and Skills 2010-11, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Member: Home Office Committee on Prison Education 1980-83, Greater London Manpower Board 1981-86; Chair, Burnham FHE Committee Teachers' Side 1985-86; Member: Bett Inquiry into Higher Education 1998-99, Ruskin College Governors 1999-2002, Better Regulations Task Force 2000-01, HM Treasury Public Services Productivity Panel 2000-02; Chair: The Football Association 2008-10, England 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup bid -2010

Political interests

Economics, industry, foreign affairs, intelligence, broadcasting, higher education, public diplomacy, sports, arts, governance and ethics

Countries of interest

Africa, The Americas, China, Commonwealth, Europe, India, Middle East, UK Overseas Territories

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Triesman, of Tottenham in the London Borough of Haringey 2004

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Director, Templewood Student Investments Ltd (student accommodation)

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman of the Board of Advisers, Templewood LLP (merchant banking)

Non-executive member of the Board, Augur Buchler Partners Limited (real estate)

Chairman, Triesman Associates Limited

Member of Board of Advisors, Joule Africa Ltd (building hydro-electric facilities in Africa)

4: Shareholdings (b)

New Property Press Ltd (publisher)

Maypar & Co (Promotions) Ltd (investment)

Mortgage Credits Ltd (property investment)

Dessin Inc Ltd (fine art importer/exporter)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member, Governing Council, University of Northampton