Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Full title

The Lord Hannay of Chiswick GCMG


David Hannay



Joined the Lords

19 June 2001

Contact details

External/Private Office

3 The Orchard, London, W4 1JZ
Tel: 0208 987 9012
Fax: 0208 987 9012


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


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
The Arctic Lords 2014-
EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (Chairman) Lords 2012-14
EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education Lords 2012-14
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2009-14
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (Chairman) Lords 2010-12
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 2008-12
Intergovernmental Organisations Committee Lords 2007-08
EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy Lords 2004-08
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2003-04
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2002-06
EU Sub-Committee A Lords 2001-03

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
UK Special Representative for Cyprus Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1996-03
Non-Executive Director Chime Communications and Aegis 1995-09
Ambassador to UN Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1990-95
Ambassador to EU Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1985-90
Posts in Tehran, Khabul, EU, Washington, UN Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1959-95

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Council University of Kent 2008-
Member of UN Secretary-General's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change UN 2003-04
Pro-Chancellor University of Birmingham 2001-06
Advisory Boards CER, EDHEC, Tudor Business School 1995-

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Energy and environment
European Union
International affairs
International Organisations
Latin America

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Adviser, Frontier Strategy Group (information services and corporate advice)
    • Member, Advisory Board, GPW & Co Ltd (business intelligence; political risk analysis)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • UK Govt 1.25% 2017
    • UK Govt 5% 2012
    • Rabobank 4% 2015 (agribusiness)
    • BHP Billiton (mining)
    • Black Rock World Mining Trust
    • Royal Dutch Shell plc (energy)
    • Weir Group (engineering)
    • Lionheart Investment Fund
    • Schroder Oriental
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Member, Advisory Board, Centre for European Reform
    • Member, Future of Europe Forum, Advisory Board for Centre for British Influence through Europe
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Governor, Ditchley Foundation
    • Chair, Senior European Experts Group (an independent group; makes briefing papers on contemporary European and EU topics)