Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Full title

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Chalker of Wallasey


Lynda Chalker



Joined the Lords

24 April 1992

Contact details

External/Private Office

King's Scholars House, 230 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 1AU
Tel: 020 7976 6850 Fax: 020 7976 4999

External/Private Office

PA: Helen English

Web & Social media


UK Parliament

Post Date
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development) 1989-97
Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 1986-89
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Security) 1979-82
Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) 1976-79
Constituency Date
Wallasey 1974-92

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Director Group Five Construction (PTY) Ltd. South Africa 2001-12
Director Unilever plc 1998-07
Chairman Africa Matters Limited 1997-

Member's focus

Africa development
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Group Five (Construction) (Pty) Ltd, South Africa
    • Chairman, Pasco Risk Management Limited
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Lafarge et Cie, France (cement and building products)
    • Investment Climate Facility for Africa, Tanzania
    • Global Leadership Foundation, Switzerland
    • Adviser, Forbes Coal and Forbes Manhattan Capital Markets
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • 100% ownership of Africa Matters Ltd (see category 10(a))
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Chairman, Africa Matters Ltd
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Council Member, African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)
    • Vice President, RedR
    • Vice President, WaterAid
    • Trustee, Hives Save Lives Africa