Lord Desai

Lord Desai is a Labour Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 18 June 1991. His full title is The Lord Desai, and his given name is Meghnad Jagdishchandra Desai.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Desai.

The Register is updated continuously throughout each sitting day and at regular intervals on other days.

Category 1: Directorships

Chairman, Cape Claims Services Limited, London (asbestos damage claims)
Chairman, Margin (Art & Media) BV (inspiring and managing artistic talent in a global environment)
Chairman, Mauritius Investment Corporation
Non-executive Director, Elara Capital Limited, London (investment advice relating mainly to India)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Board of Advisers, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF)
Chairman, National Regulatory Sandbox Licence Committee, Mauritius (interest ceased 31 December 2019)

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

OMFIF Foundation Limited

Category 9: Miscellaneous financial interests

Member receives 5% annual portion of revenue from Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, Mumbai, India for use of his name

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Director, OMFIF Foundation Limited

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chairman of the Board, Meghnad Desai Academy of Economics, Mumbai, India

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chairman, Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust (charity)
Member, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) Foundation