Lord Puttnam

Lord Puttnam

Full title

The Lord Puttnam CBE


David Puttnam



Joined the Lords

27 October 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6822


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (Chairman) Lords 2007-07
Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2007-07
Information Committee (L) Lords 2005-09
Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) Lords 2002-02

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Independent Film Producer Enigma Productions Ltd 1968-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
President Film Distributors Association 2009-
Trustee The Eden Project 2009-12
Chairman North Music Trust (The Sage Gateshead) 2007-12
Chancellor Open University 2006-
Trustee Thompson Foundation 2003-
President UNICEF UK 2002-09
Founding Chair Teaching Awards 1998-08

Member's focus

Culture, media and sport
Employment and training
Energy and environment
Parliament, government and politics
North East England
South East Asia

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Senior Non-executive Director, Promethean World plc (technology hardware)
    • Director, Enigma Productions Ltd (film & tv)
    • Chairman, Atticus Education
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • President, Film Distributors Association (independent Chair of industry body)
    • Consultant, TES Global Advisory Board (TES Global Ltd, Ed Tech Business and owners of TES and THE)
    • Member, Advisory Board of Accenture (Ireland)
    • Chair, Academic Board, Pearson College
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Promethean World plc (technology hardware)
    • All other holdings are held in two pension funds which are run by Rathbones and administered by Praxis
    • Enigma Productions Ltd
    • Atticus Education Ltd
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Burma
    • Digital Champion (appointed by Minister of Communications, Republic of Ireland)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Deputy Chair, Hansard Society
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Ambassador, UNICEF UK
    • Trustee, Thomson Foundation
    • Trustee, Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation