Lord Triesman

Lord Triesman

Full title

The Lord Triesman


David Triesman



Joined the Lords

9 January 2004

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979


UK Parliament

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 2010-
Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) 2010-11
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Intellectual Property and Quality) 2007-08
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 2005-07
Lords in Waiting (Whips) 2003-05

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Mayor's Champion for the Regeneration of Tottenham and Enfield Mayor's Office, Greater London Council 2011-

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Templewood Student Investments Ltd 2011-
Chairman, Board of Advisers Templewood Merchant Bank 2010-
Board Member Augur Buchler Partners 2010-
Chairman The Football Association 2008-10
Board Member Wembley National Stadium Ltd 2008-10
General Secretary Association of University Teachers (AUT) 1992-01
Chairman Victoria Management Ltd 1989-01
Chairman Dessin Inc (Fine Arts) 1980-93
Chairman Mort Cred Corp (Zurich) (UBS) 1977-92
Chairman Social Research Design Consultancy 1972-75

Member's focus

Asylum, immigration and nationality
Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Economy and finance
Energy and environment
European Union
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
Science and technology
Intellectual Property
The Commonwealth
Middle East, including the Maghreb

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Non-executive Director, Havin Bank Ltd
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Triesman Associates Limited (company in which Member has a controlling interest; the company is an investment company in private equity and finance businesses principally working in real estate and other types of financial investment; fees are paid to this company in respect of work done personally by Member for Havin Bank Ltd)
    • Chairman, International Advisory Board of Hibernia College
    • Director, Salamanca Group (merchant banking and operational risk)
  • 4: Shareholdings (a)

    • Triesman Associates Limited (see category 2)
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • New Property Press Ltd (publisher)
    • Maypar & Co (Promotions) Ltd (investment)
    • Mortgage Credits Ltd (property investment)
    • Dessin Inc Ltd (fine art importer/exporter)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Member of Board of Advisors, Joule Africa Ltd (building hydro-electric facilities in Africa)
    • Non-executive Director, The Social Housing Corporation
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, Governing Council, University of Northampton