Lord Richards of Herstmonceux

Lord Richards of Herstmonceux's full title is The Lord Richards of Herstmonceux GCB CBE DSO DL. His name is David Julian Richards, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Richards of Herstmonceux.

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Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Adviser to the Board on group's future strategy, priorities and direction of travel, SunMirror AG (mining company focusing on extraction and development of sustainable green battery metal projects in safe mining jurisdictions with particular emphasis on ethics of progressive and sustainable approach to mineral exploration) (interest ceased 19 December 2022)
  • Speaking engagement, 1 December 2022, keynote address on Grand Strategy at Investcorp annual IAB briefing dinner, London
  • Speaking engagement, 9-12 October 2023, President, The Future War, Strategy and Technology Conference, Wilton Park
  • Speaking engagement, 2 November 2023, European Policy Forum, Windsor

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • As a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Defence and Security Issues the member attends regular meetings at which the value of the hospitality received over the course of a calendar year exceeds the registration threshold of £300

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Member of Advisory Board, Public (registered as Public International Group; helping premier technology start-ups to transform public services)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Visiting Professor, Exeter University

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Governor, Ditchley Foundation
  • Grand President (formerly Deputy Grand President), Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League
  • Deputy Chairman, Commonwealth Veterans Review Committee
  • President, League of Remembrance
  • President, 3rd RHA Past and Present Members Association
  • Vice President, Blind Veterans UK
  • Vice President, Forces Pension Society