Lord Farmer

Lord Farmer's full title is The Lord Farmer. His name is Michael Stahel Farmer, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Farmer.

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

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager) (in liquidation)
  • Farmer-White Contracting (agriculture)
  • RK Trinity Limited (service company)

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

  • The Cross Trust (charitable trust)
  • Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager) (in liquidation)
  • RK Trinity Limited (service company)
  • The Family Hubs Network Ltd (advocates for Family Hubs and advises local authorities on how to establish them) (interest ceased 9 May 2023)
  • FHN Holding Limited (owns The Family Hubs Network Ltd)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • New Barn Farm Estate (farming)
  • Red Kite Capital Management LLP (investment manager) (in liquidation)
  • Red Kite Partners Limited (investment holding company)
  • RK Trinity Limited (service company)
  • The Family Hubs Network Ltd (advocates for Family Hubs and advises local authorities on how to establish them) (interest ceased 9 May 2023)
  • FHN Holding Limited (owns The Family Hubs Network Ltd)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Estover Energy (biomass energy)
  • The following collective investment vehicles: LF Ruffer Gold C Acc (Gold and Precious Metals Fund); LF Ruffer Equity & General C Acc (Global Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Equity & General I Acc (Global Equity Fund); LF Ruffer European C Acc (European Equity Fund); LF Ruffer European I Acc (European Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Japanese C Acc (Japanese Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Japanese I Acc (Japanese Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Pacific C Acc (Asian Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Pacific I Acc (Asian Equity Fund); LF Ruffer Gold I Acc
  • FWD: JPY Vs. GBP 15/12/2014 (Forward Foreign Exchange)
  • General Dynamics Corp (aerospace and defense)
  • International Business Machines
  • Japan Real Estate REIT
  • Mitsui Fudosan Co (housing, office buildings, and commercial facilities)
  • Qualcomm Inc (next-generation mobile technologies)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (oil and gas)
  • The following collective investment vehicles: Ruffer SICAV Fixed Income Z (GBP Cap Non Sterling Index Linked Bond Fund); Ruffer SICAV UK Mid & Smaller Companies Z (GBP Dis UK Equity Fund)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (banking and financial services)
  • Ruffer Illiquid Multi Strategies Fund 2015 Limited (credit and illiquid strategies fund)
  • Market Vectors Jr Gold Miners ETF New (Junior Gold Miners ETF)
  • FWD: USD Vs. GBP 17/07/2015 (forward foreign exchange)
  • Mitsubishi Estate NPV
  • Ruffer Protection Strategies International Z GBP (options fund)
  • Tesco plc (supermarkets)
  • Marks and Spencer Group (retail)
  • Cora Gold (gold exploration)
  • Hetz Ventures LP (venture capital)
  • General Motors Company (automotive)
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (electronics and electrical equipment)
  • Tokamak (commercialisation of fusion energy)
  • The Core Collective Health Limited (gym business) (placed into administration 14 April 2022)
  • InfraSalience Limited (green chemicals manufacturer)
  • LF Ruffer Equity & General Inc (Fund)
  • Lloyds Banking Group plc (banking)
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (oil & gas)
  • Centene Corporation (healthcare)
  • iShares Physical Gold ETC
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (banking)
  • Ruffer Multi Strategies Fund Limited (fund)
  • Lamb’s Passage Holding Limited (holding company for Kingdom Bank Limited)
  • eHealth (healthcare)
  • Geist Three Limited (art (sculpture) and media) (interest ceased 13 March 2023)
  • Aena SME SA (manages general interest airports and heliports)
  • Barclays plc (banking)
  • BP plc (oil and gas)
  • Dixons Carphone plc (electrical and telecommunications)
  • Hetz Ventures II L.P. (venture capital)
  • BT Group plc (telecommunications)
  • Countryside Properties plc (housebuilding and urban regeneration)
  • Orix Corporation (financial services)
  • GlaxoSmithKline (pharmaceuticals)
  • NEC Corporation (information technology and electronics)
  • Rakuten Group Inc (electronic commerce and online retail)
  • All Perspectives Limited (parent of GB News) (24 hour television news channel)
  • BHP Group plc (mining)
  • Red Kite Opportunities Fund Limited (formerly RK Mine Finance Fund I Limited) (fund investment company)
  • Hong Feng Zheng Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 28 August 2023)
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation (oil and gas)
  • Federated Hermes (investment banking)
  • Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co (provides kidney dialysis services)
  • Sony Group Corporation (multinational conglomerate)
  • The Emissions Capture Company Ltd (clean emissions technology)
  • The New York Sun Company LLC (media)
  • Parlement Technologies Inc (formerly Parler Inc) (technology services company)
  • Hetz Ventures III LP (venture capital)
  • Thor’s Skyr (yoghurt manufacturer)
  • Element Ventures (venture capital fund for fintech industry)

Category 5: Land and property

  • Flat in Pimlico, London SW1
  • Farm in Hampshire

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director, Red Kite Partners Limited (investment holding company)
  • Director and Trustee, The Conservative Party Foundation Limited
  • Director, Hong Feng Zheng (Master) Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 28 August 2023)
  • Director, Hong Feng Zheng Limited (fund investment company) (interest ceased 28 August 2023)
  • Director, Red Kite Opportunities Master Fund Limited (formerly RK Mine Finance Master Fund I Limited) (fund investment company)
  • Director, Red Kite Opportunities Fund Limited (formerly RK Mine Finance Fund I Limited) (fund investment company)
  • Director, The Family Hubs Network Ltd (advocates for Family Hubs and advises local authorities on how to establish them) (interest ceased 9 May 2023)
  • Director, FHN Holding Limited (owns The Family Hubs Network Ltd)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • Associate Governor, ARK All Saints Academy, Camberwell, London SE5

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

  • Vice-President, Local Government Association

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Director and Trustee, The Cross Trust (charitable trust)
  • Deputy Chair, Council for Christians and Jews