Lord Levene of Portsoken

Lord Levene of Portsoken

Full title

The Lord Levene of Portsoken KBE

Name

Peter Levene

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

22 July 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7398 5087
peter.levene@starrcompanies.com

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Personal Service Companies Lords 2013-14
National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) Lords 2013-
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2008-13

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chair Starr Underwriting Ltd 2012-
Chairman Lloyd's 2002-11
Chairman General Dynamics UK 2001-
Chairman Canary Wharf Ltd 1993-96
Chairman United Scientific Holdings plc 1968-85

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Ministry of Defence Reform Group 2010-
Adviser Prime Minister on Efficiency and Effectiveness 1992-97
Chairman Docklands Light Railway 1991-94
Chief of Defence Procurement MOD 1985-91

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Defence
Economy and finance
International affairs
Transport
UK
London
Scotland
World
China
Europe
Middle East
South East Asia
USA

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, General Dynamics UK Limited
    • Director, Haymarket Group Ltd (publishing)
    • Director, Eurotunnel SA
    • Vice Chairman, Starr International Co Inc
    • Director, China Construction Bank (Asia) Corporation Limited
    • Chairman, Tikehau Investments Ltd
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Barclays plc
    • Apple Computers
    • Colgate (personal care)
    • BP
    • British Gas
    • Shell Petroleum
    • Scottish & Southern Energy
    • GlaxoSmithKline (pharmaceuticals)
    • Tesco
    • Goldman Sachs (investment banking)
    • Total SA (petroleum, France)
    • Televisa Mexico (cable tv)
    • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (consumer goods)
    • Research in Motion (mobile phones)
    • Deutsche Bank
    • Suncorp (petroleum, Canada)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Governor, City of London School
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Chairman, Bevis Marks Synagogue Trust