Lord Watson of Richmond

Lord Watson of Richmond

Full title

The Lord Watson of Richmond CBE

Name

Alan Watson

Party/group

Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

23 July 1999

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 0207 219 5353
Fax: 0207 219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2005-09
EU Sub-Committee C Lords 1999-03

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Chairman Microsoft ICOMP 2012-
Chairman Raisin Social Ltd 2012-
Chairman Havas Media UK 2011-
Director The Leadership Agency 2011-13
Director St. Martin's Communications Group 2010-14
Chairman CTN Communications 2009-
Non-Executive Chairman Nexus Publishing 2008-
Chairman Burston Marsteller Europe 2000-10
Director Anglovision International Ltd 2000-05
Head of Media European Commission 1979-11
Chairman The Royal Television Society 1974-

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Jubilee Centre for Character and Values, Birmingham University 2012-
High Steward (Deputy Chancellor) Cambridge University 2010-
President British-German Association 2010-
President The European-Atlantic Movement (TEAM) 2010-
Chairman Father Thames Trust 2010-
Commander's Grand Cross Romania's Order of Merit 2010-
Knight's Grand Cross Germany's Order of Merit 2009-
Honorary Fellow Jesus College, Cambridge 2008-
Vice President English Speaking Union 2008-
Trustee Richmond Museum 2008-
Chairman The Cambridge Foundation 2005-
Patron Churchill Archives, Cambridge 2005-
Churchill Medal The Churchill Foundation 2005-
Chairman Council of Commonwealth Societies 2000-13
Fellow Royal Television Society 1992-

Member's focus

Policy
Economy and finance
Education
European Union
International affairs
Parliament, government and politics
UK
Richmond
Cambridge
Somerset
London
World
Germany
Austria
France
South Africa
USA

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Chairman, CTN Communications
    • Chairman, Raisin Social Ltd
    • Chairman, Havas Media Group UK
    • Chairman, Nexus Publishing
    • Director, Anglovision International Ltd
    • Director, St Martin's Communications Group
    • Director, Leadership Agency
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Non-executive Chairman, ICOMP
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • High Steward (Deputy Chancellor), Cambridge University
    • Trustee, Richmond Museum
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Chairman, European Atlantic Movement
    • Chairman, Father Thames Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Chairman, The Cambridge Foundation
    • Vice President, English Speaking Union
    • President, British-German Association
    • Academic Governor, Richmond - the American International University in London
    • Trustee, Great Britain Study Centre, Humboldt University of Berlin
    • Chairman, Jubilee Centre for Character and Values Advisory Board, Birmingham University