Lord Houghton of Richmond

Lord Houghton of Richmond's full title is The Lord Houghton of Richmond GCB CBE DL. His name is John Nicholas Reynolds Houghton, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Houghton of Richmond.

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Category 1: Directorships

  • Founder and Controlling Director, De Vinculis Ltd (corporate consultancy)
  • Chairman, Byzgen (tech start-up)
  • Chairman, Draken (Europe) and FR Aviation (aviation services company)
  • Chairman, SecureCloud+ (technology company specialising in secure communication and data exploitation services)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

  • Occasional speaker, Leading Authorities International (specialist agency for keynote and after-dinner speakers)
  • Senior Defence and Security Adviser, Thales UK (defence and technical company)
  • Strategic Adviser, Avonhurst (advisory company)
  • Strategic Adviser, Crossword (cyber security)
  • Strategic Adviser, Tadaweb (technology company specialising in open source data search) (involves indirect payment for work contracted to various agencies of French and Canadian Governments)
  • Strategic Adviser, Whitespace (tech company specialising in AI assisted decision making)
  • Strategic Advisor, Rebellion Defense (tech security company)
  • Advisor, Draken International LLC (aviation services company) (involves indirect payment for range of contracted work including United States Air Force, Royal Saudi Air Force and Dutch Caribbean)
  • Strategic Adviser, CTD Advisors (geo-political commercial advisory partnership) (interest ceased 10 November 2021)
  • Strategic Adviser, EVENSTAR (technical company which specialises in bio detection) (interest ceased 10 November 2021)
  • Strategic Adviser, Kearney (advising international governments on security and defence reform) (involves indirect payment for contracted work advising Ministry of National Guard of Saudi Arabia) (interest ceased 21 September 2022)

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

  • De Vinculis Ltd

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

  • De Vinculis Ltd (corporate consultancy)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

  • Tadaweb (technology company specialising in open source data search)
  • Byzgen (tech start-up)
  • Avonhurst (advisory company)
  • Whitespace (tech company specialising in AI assisted decision making)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

  • Constable, HM Tower of London (role comes with rent free accommodation) (interest ceased 31 July 2022)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)

  • Trustee, Historic Royal Palaces (interest ceased 21 September 2022)
  • Trustee, Royal Armouries (interest ceased 21 September 2022)
  • Chair of Trustees, Royal Chapels, Tower of London (interest ceased 21 September 2022)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Trustee, Royal United Services Institute (interest ceased 21 September 2022)
  • Director, Tickets for Troops (charity)
  • President, Reserve Forces and Cadets Association