Lord Macdonald of River Glaven

Lord Macdonald of River Glaven's full title is The Lord Macdonald of River Glaven KC. His name is Kenneth Donald John Macdonald, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Macdonald of River Glaven.

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Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Practising barrister (King's Counsel)
  • Deputy High Court Judge
  • Income from articles written for national press, particularly Times and Guardian
  • Chair of Inquiry Commission into 2020 arrest, detention and subsequent treatment of Zhanbolat Mamay (leader of Democratic Party of Kazakhstan) in Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Senior Adviser (legal and strategic advice), Black Box Global Ltd (security and protection services)
  • Senior Adviser (legal and strategic advice), Adam Management Holdings Ltd (facilities management, tech and commodities services)

Category 7: Overseas visits

  • Visit to Israel, 2-5 January 2024, for meetings with President Herzog, government and opposition politicians, security officials, families of hostages and clinicians; flights, accommodation and meals paid for by European Leadership Network

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Adviser on university sector to Avicenna Foundation (educational charity providing scholarships to British undergraduates at British universities)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Honorary Fellow, Wadham College, Oxford
  • Honorary Fellow, St Edmund Hall, Oxford
  • Bencher, Inner Temple

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

  • President, Howard League for Penal Reform

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Chair, The Orwell Foundation (formerly The Orwell Prize)