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+ (also involves advisory work that is separately remunerated via De Vinculis Ltd - see category 1) technology company specialising in secure communication and data exploitation services) (interest regarding advisory work ceased 30 April 2024)

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, 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) (interest ceased 31 December 2023)
  • 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, Strategy& (management consulting) (interest ceased 31 December 2023)

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

  • De Vinculis Ltd (corporate consultancy)

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)
  • Whitespace (tech company specialising in AI assisted decision making)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

  • The member participates in an annual dialogue on security strategy under the auspices of the Israeli Institute for National Security Studies

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

  • Director, Tickets for Troops (charity)
  • President, Reserve Forces and Cadets Association