Lord Willetts

Registered Interests

Registered Interests for Lord Willetts.

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Category 1: Directorships

Chair, Verditek plc (clean energy technologies)
Director and sole owner, Marchmount Executive Services Limited
Director, Thames Holdings Ltd (company promoting education links between UK and China (unremunerated until 1 April 2021)
Member of the Board, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Non-executive Director, Darktrace Ltd (cyber security)
Non-executive Director, SatixFy UK (communications technology company)
Non-executive Director, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (a company manufacturing satellites)
Non-executive Director, Tekcapital plc (investment group focused on creating market value from university technology) (member has share options)
Non-executive Director, The Biotech Growth Trust plc (venture capital fund investing in life sciences)

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

In receipt of royalties from writing books
Member, Advisory Board of Open Classrooms (education technology) (member has share options)
Occasional journalism
Occasional lectures and presentations
President (formerly Executive Chair), The Resolution Foundation (think-tank)
Senior Adviser to Skyrora (space technology company; income from this work is paid to Marchmount Executive Services Ltd)
Speaking engagement (delivered by video), 9 July 2020, 2020 Sino-UK Innovation Partnership Summit, Nanjing, China
Strategic Adviser to 2U (a company based in America which delivers on-line degree programmes; income from this work is paid to Marchmount Executive Services Limited) (interest ceased 3 September 2020)
The member receives fees from participation in BBC broadcasts which collectively may exceed the registration threshold over the course of a calendar year

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

8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading)
Davco Limited (non-trading)
Marchmount Executive Services Limited

Category 4: Shareholdings (a)

8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading)
Davco Limited (non-trading)
Marchmount Executive Services Limited (100 per cent owner: see category 1)

Category 4: Shareholdings (b)

Sirius Constellation Limited (see category 10(a))
Vantix Diagnostics Inc (formerly Vantix Limited) (company developing biosensors)

Category 5: Land and property

A flat in West London

Category 10: Non-financial interests (a)

Board Member, President’s Advisory Committee, Royal Society
Director, 8GT Advisory Limited (non-trading)
Director, Davco Limited (non-trading)
Director, Konigswinter Steering Committee
Director, Sirius Constellation Limited
Member, Raspberry Pi Foundation (registered charity; computer science education)
Synbiotek Holdings Limited (financial services)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chancellor, University of Leicester
Visiting Professor, King’s College, London (remunerated until 3 September 2020)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chair, Foundation of Science and Technology
Co-Chair, Pontignano Conference
Governor, Pensions Policy Institute
Trustee, Man Booker Prize