Lord Powell of Bayswater

Lord Powell of Bayswater

Full title

The Lord Powell of Bayswater KCMG


Charles Powell



Joined the Lords

15 February 2000

Contact details


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

External/Private Office

Tel: 0207 408 7426


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2010-
European Union Committee (L) Lords 2006-10
EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market Lords 2006-10
Economic Affairs Committee (L) Lords 2005-06
EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy Lords 2003-04
EU Sub-Committee C Lords 2000-03

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Rolls Royce International Advisory Board 2005-
Director Louis Vuitton Moet-Hennessy 1995-
Director Jardine Matheson Group Companies 1992-
Private Secretary to the Prime Minister No.10 Downing Street 1983-91

Public life

Post Organisation Date
British Business Ambassador 2010-
Co-Chairman Asia Task Force 2006-14
Chairman Said Business School Foundation, University of Oxford 1997-
Chairman China-Britain Business Council 1995-05

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Economy and finance
European Union
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, LVMH (Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton) Services UK
    • Director, Financière Agache
    • Director, LVMH (Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton)
    • Director, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
    • Director, Matheson & Co
    • Director, Textron Corporation
    • Director, Hong Kong Land Holdings
    • Member of the Board of the Northern Trust Corporation of the United States (from 1 January 2015)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Rolls-Royce International Advisory Board
    • Chairman, Advisory Board, Bowmark Capital
    • Member, Barrick Gold International Advisory Board
    • Member, Advisory Board, Thales UK
    • Member, International Advisory Board, ACE Insurance
    • Adviser, BAE Systems
    • Adviser, Northern Trust Corporation (wealth management)
    • Adviser, HCL Technologies (India)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Caterpillar Inc (heavy machinery)
    • Textron Corporation (corporate jets/helicopters)
    • Schindler Group (elevators/escalators)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Member, Advisory Board, Aspide GmbH
    • Business Ambassador, Prime Minister's Business Ambassadors' Network
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Chairman of Trustees, Said Business School Foundation, Oxford University
    • Vice-Chairman, Fudan University Business School, Advisory Board, Shanghai
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Trustee, Aspen Institute (USA)
    • Trustee, British Museum Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Chairman, Atlantic Partnership
    • Trustee and Non-executive Director, International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Trustee, Said Foundation
    • Trustee, Margaret Thatcher Archives Trust
    • Member, Global Board of Advisers to the Council on Foreign Relations