Lord Allen of Kensington

Lord Allen of Kensington

Full title

The Lord Allen of Kensington CBE

Name

Charles Allen

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

2 October 2013

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
charles.allen@parliament.uk

Biography

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman ISS Group 2013-
Chairman 2 Sisters Food Group 2011-
Senior Adviser Goldman Sachs 2008-
Executive Chairman EMI 2008-10
Chairman Global Group 2007-
Chief Executive ITV 2004-07
Executive Chairman Granada Media 2000-04

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman of Executive Board The Labour Party 2012-
Chairman Join In Trust 2012-
Chairman British Red Cross 2012-14
Mayor Olympic Village London Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012-
Member London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympics Games (LOCOG) 2012-
Chairman Manchester Commonwealth Games 2002-

Member's focus

Policy
Communities and families
Culture, media and sport
Employment and training
Economy and business
Voluntary and charity sector
International development
Information technology
Food, catering and leisure industry

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Director, Global Radio Group (media and publishing holding company)
    • Director, Classic FM Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, Global Music Television Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, Global Radio Acquisitions Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, Global Radio Holdings Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, Global Radio Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, Global Radio Services Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, This is Global Limited (subsidiary of Global Radio Group)
    • Director, Get A/S (Norwegian cable company)
    • Director, Boparan Holdings Limited (food company)
    • Director, Grandmet Management Ltd (management consultancy)
    • Director, Grandmet Development Ltd (property development)
    • Director, ISS A/S (facilities)
    • Director, ISS World Services A/S (facilities)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Management Consultant, Goldman Sachs PIA
    • Management Consultant, Boparan Holdings Ltd
    • Management Consultant, Xsequor Partners
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Grandmet Management Ltd (management consultancy)
    • Grandmet Development Ltd (property development)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • ITV plc (media)
    • Liberty Global (cable company)
    • Standard Media Index (information services)
    • ISS A/S (facilities)
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • An Executive Assistant is provided by Global Radio Group and an Assistant is provided by Grandmet Management Ltd
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chair, Join In Trust