Lord Astor of Hever

Lord Astor of Hever's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Astor of Hever DL. His name is John Jacob Astor, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Astor of Hever.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, Roundwood Management Limited (trade and investment consultancy; company owned 100 per cent by member; income from category 2 interests is paid to Roundwood Management Limited; personal clients: NewWaves Solutions Limited (see category 2) and MARSS Group (see category 2))

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Chairman, NewWaves Solutions Limited (marine and environmental services)
  • Occasional consultancy for FIRST (international affairs organisation)
  • Member, Advisory Board, MARSS Group (developing marine and land-based systems for asset protection and life-saving)

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

  • Roundwood Management Limited (see category 1)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • Roundwood Management Limited (see category 1)

Category 5: Land and property

  • Residential Property and woodlands (formerly Residential holdings and stables) in Kent

Category 7: Overseas visits

  • Visit to Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, 15-16 November 2021, as delegate of Astana Club Conference; accommodation and flights were paid for by Nursultan Nazarbayev Foundation

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • President, Durand Group (historical research)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Oman
  • Defence Secretary's Adviser for Military Co-operation with the Sultanate of Oman

Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)

  • Vice President of St George’s Church in Ypres

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, Astor of Hever Trust
  • President, Motor Sport Industry Association
  • Member, Chairman's Advisory Group, British-Kazakh Society
  • President, Thai-United Kingdom Business Council (organisation to promote Thai-UK business relations)
  • Member, The Haig Statue Restoration Fund Montreuil-sur-Mer, France (committee set up to raise funds to restore statue of his grandfather (Earl Haig) in the town)