Lord Weidenfeld

George Weidenfeld

George Weidenfeld



Address as

Lord Weidenfeld

Contact details


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


Lords career

SDP Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs, the Arts, Broadcasting 1983-90

Political interests

International affairs, especially Europe, Middle East and transatlantic relations, the arts and media

Countries of interest

Central Europe, Germany, Italy, Israel, Middle East, USA

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baron Weidenfeld, of Chelsea in the County of Greater London 1976

Register of Interests

1: Directorships

Orion Publishing Group

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Member, Board of Encyclopaedia Britannica

Member, European Advisory Board, Investcorp Inc, New York/London (investments)

Member, Advisory Board, Foster & Partners (architects)

Member, Advisory Board, C 12 Capital Management LLP

Member, Advisory Board, Access Industries Inc (US-based industrial group)

Columnist for various publications of Axel Springer Verlag, Berlin: Die Welt, Welt am Sonntag, Bild am Sonntag, Berliner Zeitung

Public affairs consultant, Burda Medien Vertreib, Munich

4: Shareholdings (b)

Media Investment Holdings (investment company with stake in Axel Springer AG)

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Senator, University of Bonn

10: Non-financial interests (e)

President & Founder, Institute for Strategic Dialogue, London