Lord Bilimoria

Lord Bilimoria

Full title

The Lord Bilimoria CBE


Karan Bilimoria



Joined the Lords

16 June 2006

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Finance Bill Sub-Committee Lords 2014-
Finance Bill Sub-Committee Lords 2012-13

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd 2009-
Chairman Molson Coors Cobra India Private Limited 2009-
Non-executive Director Booker Group plc 2007-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Gandhi Statue: Special Advisory Panel 2014-
Chancellor University of Birmingham 2014-
Founding Member Prime Minister of India's Global Advisory Council 2010-
Chairman University of Cambridge India Partnership Advisory Board 2009-12
Founding Chairman and President UK India Business Council 2007-09
Commissioner Royal Hospital Chelsea 2006-11
Chairman Memorial Gates Committee 2003-09

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Business, industry and consumers
Employment and training
International affairs
South East Asia

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, Cobra Beer Partnership Ltd
    • Non-executive Director and Senior Independent Director, Booker Group plc (food wholesaler)
    • Minmar (900) Limited (business services)
    • BHL Group (home and leisure products)
    • Bilimoria & Bilimoria LLP
    • General Bilimoria Wines Limited
    • Cobra India Beer Limited
    • Cobra India New Company Limited
    • Chairman, Molson Coors Cobra India Private Limited
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Consultancy fees for the Member's professional services are paid by Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK) to Bilimoria Holdings Limited (see category 4(a))
    • Fees for the Member's speaking engagements are paid by The London Speaker Bureau to Bilimoria Holdings Limited (see category 4(a))
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Bilimoria Holdings Limited (holding company)
    • Cobra India Newco
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Booker Group plc (food wholesaler)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Residential properties in London and Cape Town
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Delhi, India, 7-8 January 2014, to attend Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (non-resident Indian Day) and Prime Minister of India’s Global Advisory Council; also spoke at an event for the Brookings Institution (no fee received); travel and accommodation costs were met by Government of India
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Advisory Board, Seven Hills (public relations/communications firm)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, Advisory Board, Judge Business School, Cambridge University
    • Member, Advisory Board, Birmingham Business School
    • Member, Vice Chancellor's Circle of Advisors for India, Cambridge University
    • Visiting Professor, London Metropolitan University
    • Member, Advisory Board, Cranfield School of Management
    • Board of Directors, Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Advisory Board Member, Roundhouse Trust
    • Ambassador, British Library Business and IP Centre
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Member, E20 Steering Group (advocacy group for entrepreneurs to engage with, inspire and support enterprise in UK)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Founding Chairman, UK-India Business Council
    • Founding Member, Indian Prime Minister's Global Advisory Council of Overseas Indians
    • Member, Ditchley Foundation
    • Trustee, Cobra Foundation
    • Trustee, British Cardiac Research Trust
    • Member, Advisory Council, CIDA Foundation UK
    • Member, Advisory Board, Adab Trust
    • Co-Chairman, Advisory Board, Loomba Foundation (education of poor widows and children all around the World)
    • Enterprise Leader, Prince's Trust