Lord Hollick

Lord Hollick is Chairman of the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee and is the
Prime Minister’s trade and investment envoy to Kenya and Tanzania. He is a non-
executive director of Honeywell International . He was a Partner at KKR and led
the media industry team in Europe. He was Chairman of SBS
Broadcasting and a director of The Nielsen Company. He is a
member of the advisory boards of Jefferies Inc, GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank, BMG Music, Market Share ,The Royal Society and The Ambassador Theatre Group.

Lord Hollick began his career as a merchant banker with Hambros and from 1974 to 2005 and as CEO built up an international publishing, information, broadcasting and market research group (United News and Media) and a global money and securities inter dealer broking business (ICAP). He was Senior Independent Director of Diageo and a non-executive
director of Logica, Havas, TRW and BAE Systems. He was Chairman of the
SouthBank Centre leading the £120m transformation of the Royal Festival Hall and
its surroundings. He founded the IPPR think-tank in 1986. He became a member of
the House of Lords in 1991. He has advised several Labour Party leaders, including
Prime Minister Tony Blair and acted as a Special Advisor at the DTI in 1997 and

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