Lord Jay of Ewelme

Lord Jay of Ewelme

Full title

The Lord Jay of Ewelme GCMG

Name

Michael Jay

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

18 September 2006

Contact details

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

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education Lords 2014-
Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2012-12
EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs Lords 2012-13
EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy Lords 2008-12
Intergovernmental Organisations Committee Lords 2007-08
Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2007-07
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 2006-08

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Trustee British Council 2002-06
Permanent Under Secretary Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2002-06
Ambassador British Embassy, Paris 1996-01

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Trustee Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company 2013-
Chairman (formerly Member) British Library Advisory Council 2011-
Non Executive Director EDF SA (France) 2009-
Non Executive Director Credit Agricole SA (France) 2008-12
Non Executive Director Candover PLC 2007-
Non Executive Director Valeo SA (France) 2007-
Chairman Merlin (NGO) 2007-13
Non Executive Director Associated British Foods 2006-
Vice-Chairman Business for New Europe 2006-

Member's focus

Policy
Defence
Energy and environment
European Union
International affairs
World
Africa
Asia
Europe

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Associated British Foods (ABF)
    • Non-executive Director, Candover Investments plc
    • Non-executive Director, Valéo SA (car components)
    • Non-executive Director, Electricité de France (EDF)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Shop in Oxfordshire, with rental income from flat above
  • 7: Overseas visits

    • Visit to Paris, 3-4 December 2013, for climate change discussions with French Senate and National Assembly; return Eurostar ticket paid for by GLOBE UK
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, British Library Advisory Council
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Vice Chairman, Business for New Europe (BNE)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Vice President, GLOBE UK (environmental education)