Lord Smith of Kelvin

Lord Smith of Kelvin's full title is The Lord Smith of Kelvin KT CH. His name is Robert Haldane Smith, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Smith of Kelvin.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Chairman, IMI plc (specialist engineering)
  • Chairman, Forth Ports Ltd (the member is also a Non-executive Director of the following associated companies: Otter Ports Ltd; Otter Ports I Ltd; Otter Ports II Ltd; Forth Ports Finance plc; Otter Ports Holdings Ltd and Otter Ports Group Holdings Ltd)
  • Chairman, British Business Bank plc (the member is also a Director of the following associated companies: British Business Finance Ltd and British Business Financial Services Ltd) (interest ceased 4 October 2023)

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

  • Inchmarnock Ltd (holding company for property interests in South Africa)
  • Inchmarnock Estate Pty Ltd (property and management company in South Africa)
  • Chanteclair Estate Pty Ltd (guest house and vineyard ownership/management in South Africa)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • Inchmarnock Ltd (holding company for property interests in South Africa)
  • Inchmarnock Marine Ltd (dormant; boat hire)
  • Inchmarnock Estate Pty Ltd (property and management company in South Africa)
  • Chanteclair Estate Pty Ltd (guest house and vineyard ownership/management in South Africa)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Baronsmead 2 VCT (venture capital trust)
  • Rocksure Property Fund (property)
  • Alliance Trust plc (financial services) (now held in share portfolio managed by Thornton Investments on a discretionary basis)
  • IMI plc (specialist engineering) (now held in share portfolio managed by Thornton Investments on a discretionary basis)
  • Hampden & Co plc (banking)
  • Back the Brook Ltd (company runs a public house)

Category 5: Land and property

  • Vineyard and guest house in South Africa; owned (ultimately) by Inchmarnock Ltd

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Chairman, Commonwealth Games Federation Partnership (interest ceased 13 November 2023)
  • Director, CGF Partnership Australia Pty Ltd (joint venture with commonwealth games federation)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Chancellor, University of Strathclyde
  • Chair, International Public Policy Institute

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Council Member and Parliamentary Representative, Royal Air Force Cadet Council
  • Champion, Defence Medical Welfare Service