Lord Kerr of Kinlochard

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard

Full title

The Lord Kerr of Kinlochard GCMG

Name

John Kerr

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

30 June 2004

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2014-
EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs Lords 2012-
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2010-12
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 2008-11
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2006-10
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2004-08

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Deputy Chairman Scottish Power 2011-
Deputy Chairman Royal Dutch Shell 2005-12
Director Rio Tinto 2003-
Secretary-General EU Convention 2002-03
Director Scottish American Investment Trust 2002-
Permanent Under Secretary FCO 1997-02
Ambassador to the USA HM Government 1995-97
Ambassador to the EU HM Government 1990-95

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President St Andrew's Clinics for Children 2010-
President UK/Korea Forum for the Future 2007-13
Vice President European Policy Centre 2007-
Chairman Imperial College London 2005-11
Trustee Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland 2005-
Chairman Centre for European Reform 2004-
Trustee Fulbright Commission 2004-09
Trustee National Gallery 2002-10
Trustee Rhodes Trust 1997-10

Member's focus

Policy
Education
Energy and environment
European Union
International affairs
UK
Scotland
World
East Asia
EU
US

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Rio Tinto plc
    • Non-executive Director, Rio Tinto Ltd (Australia)
    • Deputy Chairman, Scottish Power plc
    • Non-executive Director, Scottish American Investment Co Ltd
    • Member, Campaign for British Influence in Europe Ltd
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Member, Investment Advisory Board, Edinburgh Partners (fund management)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil & gas)
    • Rio Tinto plc (mining & metals)
    • Scottish American Investment Trust (global growth and investment company)
    • European Investment Trust plc
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, Centre for European Reform (London)
    • Vice President, European Policy Centre (Brussels)
    • Trustee, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (Dunfermline)
    • Committee Member, Bilderberg Association (registered charity)
    • Executive Committee Member, Trilateral Commission (fosters closer cooperation among core industrialized areas of the world)
    • President, St Andrew's Clinics for Children (Glasgow)