Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Lord Hannay of Chiswick is a Crossbench Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 27 June 2001. His full title is The Lord Hannay of Chiswick GCMG, and his given name is David Hugh Alexander Hannay.


Find out about the experience of Lord Hannay of Chiswick outside of Parliament.

Non political

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
UK Special Representative for Cyprus
1996 - 2003
Chime Communications and Aegis
Non-Executive Director
1995 - 2009
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Permanent Represenatative to UN
1990 - 1995
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Permanent Representative to EU
1985 - 1990
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Posts in Tehran, Khabul, EU, Washington, UN
1959 - 1995

Public life

University of Kent
Member Council
2009 - 2015
Soil Association UK
Chair of Board
2006 - 2011
Member of UN Secretary-General's High Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change
2003 - 2004
University of Birmingham
Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council
2001 - 2007
CER, EDHEC, Tudor Business School
Advisory Boards
1995 -