Lord Burns

Lord Burns is a Crossbench Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 29 July 1998. His full title is The Lord Burns GCB, and his given name is Terence Burns.

Experience

Find out about the experience of Lord Burns outside of Parliament.

Non political

Channel 4 Television Corporation
Chairman
2010 - 2016
Marks & Spencer plc
Chairman
2006 - 2008
Banco Santander
Non Executive Director
2004 - 2014
Royal Academy of Music
Chairman of Governing Body
2003 - 2014
Santander UK plc (formerly Abbey National plc)
Chairman
2002 - 2015
Glas Cymrus Limited (Welsh Water)
Chairman
2000 - 2010
The British Land Company plc
Non Executive Director
2000 - 2005
Legal and General Group plc
Non Executive Director
1999 - 2001
Pearson plc
Non Executive Director
1999 - 2010

Public life

Freedom of Information Commission
Chairman
2015 - 2016
Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)
Non Executive Member
2011 -
Structural Review of the Football Association on behalf of the FA
Chairman
2005 - 2006
BBC Charter Review
Independent Adviser to the Secretary of State
2004 - 2006
National Lottery Commission
Chairman
2000 - 2001
Committee of Inquiry into “The Impact of Hunting with Dogs in England and Wales”
Chairman
1999 - 2000
H M Treasury
Permanent Secretary
1991 - 1998
H M Treasury and head of the Government Economic Service
Chief Economic Adviser
1980 - 1991