Lord Polak

Lord Polak's full title is The Lord Polak CBE. His name is Stuart Polak, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Polak.

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

Category 1: Directorships

  • Director, Markham Services Limited (member’s company owned 50% by member and 50% by wife) (clients are Aston Lark Limited (insurance)) (see also category 2)
  • Non-executive Director, Hi Bob (UK) Ltd (human resources)
  • Director, Morpheus III Limited (non-trading dormant company)
  • Non-executive Director, SuperMarine Ventures Ltd (media production)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Senior Consultant, Marsh Ltd (formerly Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc) (insurance, reinsurance, employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services)
  • Senior Counsellor, International Advisory Council, APCO Worldwide (advisory and advocacy communications consultancy) (remuneration is paid to Markham Services Limited - see category 1)
  • Senior Consultant, Legacie Contracts Limited (property development) (remuneration is paid to Markham Services Limited - see category 1)
  • Senior Adviser on business development support and advice in East Africa to DP World (provider of smart logistic solutions for trade)
  • Member, Advisory Board, TMC² (AI venture studio)

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

  • Markham Services Limited (member’s company owned 50% by member and 50% by wife)

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • Markham Services Limited (member’s company owned 50% by member and 50% by wife)

Category 7: Overseas visits

  • Visit to Rabat, Casablanca and Laayoune, Morocco, 1-5 May 2023, as guest of Moroccan Government for introductory meetings with ministers, politicians and businessmen; flights and accommodation paid for by Moroccan Foreign Ministry
  • Visit to Paris, France, 8-10 May 2023, to attend European Leadership Network (ELNET) International Policy conference; travel and accommodation costs paid by ELNET
  • Visit to Israel, 2-5 January 2024, as part of Parliamentary Delegation organised by European Leadership Network (Elnet UK); flights and accommodation costs met by Elnet UK

Category 8: Gifts, benefits and hospitality

  • Attended Bahrain Grand Prix as guest of CEO of Bahrain International Circuit, 4-6 March 2023

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Director, Conservative Friends of Israel Limited
  • Director, CedarsOak Ltd and its associated companies (not for profit company providing research services)
  • Director, Volcani International Partnership - US, Inc (non-profit, non-stock corporation)
  • Director, Middle East Forum (think-tank and trade group)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (d)

  • Honorary President, Conservative Friends of Israel

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, The Holocaust Memorial Charitable Trust, and Director of the associated company
  • Board Member, UK Abraham Accords Group (formerly British Friends of the Abraham Accords)
  • Ambassador, Football for Change (charity)