Lord Birt

Lord Birt

Full title

The Lord Birt

Name

John Birt

Party/group

Crossbench

Joined the Lords

11 February 2000

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 8723
Fax: 0207 219 5979
birtj@parliament.uk

Biography

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Vice-chairman Eutelsat 2012-
Chairman PayPal Europe 2010-14
Adviser Capgemini 2006-10
Director Eutelsat 2006-12
Adviser Terra Firma 2005-
Director PayPal Europe 2004-10
Adviser McKinsey 2000-05
Director-General BBC 1992-00

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Member Cabinet Office Strategy Board 2003-05
Prime Minister’s Strategy Adviser 2001-05
Prime Minister's Adviser on Criminal Justice 2000-01

Member's focus

Policy
Business, industry and consumers
Crime, civil law, justice and rights
Culture, media and sport
Energy and environment
Transport
UK
Liverpool
World
China
Europe
Gulf States
United States

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Vice Chairman, Eutelsat (satellite services)
    • Non-executive Director, Shopvolution Ltd (developer, Shopcade website)
    • Non-executive Chairman, Host Europe Group (domain registration, managed hosting and cloud hosting services)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Adviser, Terra Firma Capital Partners (private equity company: business advice)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Shopvolution Ltd (developer of Shopcade website)
    • Host Europe Group (domain registration, mass hosting)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Member, Advisory Board, GovernUp