Baroness Coussins

Baroness Coussins

Full title

The Baroness Coussins

Name

Jean Coussins

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

23 March 2007

Contact details

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

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs Lords 2013-
Information Committee (L) Lords 2007-12

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Independent Consultant Jean Coussins Consulting Ltd 2006-
Chief Executive The Portman Group 1996-06
Director Commission for Racial Equality 1988-96
Senior Officer Inner London Education Authority 1983-88
Deputy Director Child Poverty Action Group 1980-83
Women's Rights Officer National Council for Civil Liberties 1975-80
Secretary United Nations Association 1973-75

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Vice-President Chartered Institute of Linguists 2012-
President Peru Support Group 2012-
President Money Advice Trust 2010-
Commissioner Better Regulation Commission 2004-07
Non-Executive Director/ Council Member Advertising Standards Authority 2003-09
Member, Consultative Council British Board of Film Classification 2002-05

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Education
Human rights
International affairs
Modern languages
UK
London
World
Chile
France
India
Peru
South Africa
Spain
European Union
Latin America

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Jean Coussins Consulting Ltd (consultancy services to businesses on corporate responsibility strategies; current retained clients are Brown Forman, Heineken and Mars Chocolate UK; services provided are explicitly non-parliamentary)
    • Member, Corporate Responsibility Board, Camelot (national lottery operator)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Jean Coussins Consulting Ltd (see category 2)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • President, Peru Support Group
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • President, Money Advice Trust (registered charity)
    • A Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Linguists