Lord Kakkar

Lord Kakkar's full title is The Rt Hon. the Lord Kakkar KG KBE. His name is Ajay Kumar Kakkar, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Kakkar.

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Category 1: Directorships

  • Non-executive Director, Howard de Walden Estate and Howard de Walden Holdings
  • Director, Cyte Ltd (clinical research)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Practising Clinician (formerly Surgeon)
  • Scientific Adviser/honoraria in the field of thrombosis research to Bayer Healthcare, Sanofi and Anthos Therapeutics
  • Member Council, UAE University (the member's earnings for this work in 2021/22 fell within the £10,000-£20,000 band) (interest ceased 31 October 2023)
  • Chairman, King's Health Partners (Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust)
  • President, Thrombosis Research Institute
  • Scientific Adviser, ALJ Health (global distributor of healthcare innovations)

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

  • The Ramsbury Manor Foundation
  • Farm Street Holdings Limited (holds property and farmland in Surrey owned by the Capricorn Foundation) (shares held as a Trustee of the Capricorn Foundation - see category 10(e))
  • Cyte Ltd (clinical research)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Tenac.io GmbH (cardiovascular disease management platform)
  • RNAvate (research and development of circular RNA therapeutics)
  • Cyte Ltd (clinical research)

Category 6: Sponsorship

  • Some research and other assistance is provided by an employee of the Thrombosis Research Institute

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Honorary Consultant Surgeon, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University College London

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Member, UK-India Advisory Council, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Board Member, NHS Race and Health Observatory (interest ceased 31 December 2023)
  • Chair, Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research
    (Department of Health and Social Care)
  • Member, Healthcare UK Panel of Advisers (Department for International Trade)
  • Chancellor, University of Lincoln

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

  • Member, UAE-UK Business Council (interest ceased 31 October 2023)
  • Member, UK-India CEO Forum
  • Member, Advisory Committee (Healthcare), UAE-UK Business Council

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, Capricorn Foundation
  • Trustee and Governor, King Edward VII Hospital
  • Director and Trustee, The Ramsbury Manor Foundation
  • Member, Advisory Group, The Queen's Commonwealth Trust
  • Member, Royal Society Advisory Board
  • Chair, The King's Fund (charity)
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, UK Biobank and Director of associated company
  • Director and Trustee, The Farmington Trust
  • Director and Trustee, Foundation for Science and Technology
  • Chairman and Commissioner, Royal Commission for The Exhibition of 1851
  • Trustee, Normandy Memorial Trust and Director of associated company
  • Member, Board of Regents, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Member, Board of Trustees, UAE University