Lord Boateng

Lord Boateng's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Boateng. His name is Paul Yaw Boateng, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Boateng.

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Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, Akyem Law and Advisory Services Limited (company owned 100 per cent by member and wife (see category 4(a)) which receives payments relating to legal, regulatory, political risk and business intelligence consultancy services provided by member)
  • Non-executive Director, Ghana International Bank plc London (the member's annual earnings for this work fall within the £80,000 - £90,000 band)
  • Chairman of the Board and Director, Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor
  • Member of the Board, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) (honorarium received)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Barrister and Legal Consultant
  • Occasional broadcaster and writer (various media organisations)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Bobab Ltd (online digital platform promoting science and innovation in Africa)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Tiso Foundation of South Africa (not for profit organisation promoting education in Africa) (honorarium is received)
  • Consultant Adviser on emerging market geopolitical and regulatory advice for investments largely in African agricultural sector, Alpha Talents Africa Ltd (agri-industry investment company)
  • Member, Independent Advisory Board, Harcus Parker Claimant Litigation Committee (business energy group litigation)
  • Member, Advisory Board, GEMS Middle East Holding FZ LLC (educational services company working in Africa and the Middle East)

Category 3: Person with significant control of a company (PSC)

  • Akyem Law and Advisory Services Limited (company owned 100 per cent by member and wife which receives payments relating to legal, regulatory, political risk and business intelligence consultancy services provided by member)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • Akyem Law and Advisory Services Limited (company owned 100 per cent by member and wife which receives payments relating to legal, regulatory, political risk and business intelligence consultancy services provided by member) (see category 1)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Board Member, African Center for Economic Transformation (Accra based think-tank on developmental economics)
  • Independent Non-executive Director, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Governor Emeritus (formerly Governor), London School of Economics
  • Chancellor, University of Greenwich
  • Member, Advisory Council, Wilton Park (executive agency of Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)

  • Vice President, London Library

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • President, Africa International Business Forum
  • Director, Ballet Rambert Limited (charity)
  • Member of Council, Planet Earth Institute Foundation
  • Chair, The Sir Winston Churchill Archive Trust
  • Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Charity Effectiveness, Cass Business School, City University of London
  • Co-chair, Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission
  • Chairman, Church of England's Archbishops' Commission on Racial Justice
  • Vice President, Lotteries Council