Lord Smith of Finsbury

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Smith of Finsbury outside of Parliament.

Non political

South Staffs Water
Chairman
2019 -
Intellectual Property Regulation Board
Chairman
2018 -
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Master
2015 -
Task Force on Shale Gas
Chairman
2014 - 2015
Spencer Ogden
Non-executive Director
2014 - 2016
Environment Agency
Chairman
2008 - 2014
Phonographic Performance LTD (PPL)
Non-executive Director
2007 -
Advertising Standards Authority
Chairman
2007 - 2017
University of Arts, London
Visiting Professor
2005 - 2010
London Cultural Consortium, GLA
Chair
2004 - 2008
Clore Leadership Programme
Founding Director
2003 - 2008
Shaftesbury Housing Association Society for Cooperative Dwellings
Housing Development Officer
1977 - 1983

Political

Committee on Standards in Public Life
Member
2001 - 2004
Culture, Media and Sport
Secretary of State
1997 - 2001
Labour Party
Shadow Cabinet
1992 - 1997
Islington South and Finsbury
MP
1983 - 2005
London Borough of Islington
Chairman of Housing
1979 - 1982
Islington Borough Council
Borough Councillor (Chief Whip; Chair of Housing)
1978 - 1983

Public life

English National Opera
Board member
2020 -
Wordsworth Trust
President
2018 -
Art Fund
Chairman
2014 -
The Sixteen
Trustee
2013 -
Film Policy Review
Chairman
2011 - 2012
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Honorary Fellow
2004 -
Wordsworth Trust
Chairman
2003 - 2017
Donmar Warehouse Theatre
Chairman
2003 - 2015
National Theatre
Board Member
2001 - 2009