Lord Puttnam

Lord Puttnam

Full title

The Lord Puttnam CBE

Name

David Puttnam

Party/group

Labour

Joined the Lords

27 October 1997

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 6822
puttnamd@parliament.uk

Biography

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

Policy
Culture, media and sport
Education
Employment and training
Energy and environment
Parliament, government and politics
UK
North East England
World
Ireland
Singapore
South East Asia
USA

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