Was UK Minister of State for Trade & Investment until August 2008. Prior to this he was Director General of the CBI and appeared in the latest incarnation of the BBC’s Troubleshooter programme, following in the footsteps of Sir John Harvey Jones. A board member at Jaguar Land Rover, HSBC and Triumph Motorcycles, he is an enthusiastic champion of British business and has led trade delegations to the Far East.
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer on Black Wednesday whose staff included David Cameron. Now in the Lords, Lord Lamont is still a regular contributor to economic debates and a sought after commentator.
Former Scottish Labour MP and businesswoman, she held a number of Ministerial appointments before becoming a Cabinet Minister. She was British High Commissioner to Australia and was elevated to the Lords in 2010. With decades of experience in chairmanship, politics and HR management, Helen is much in demand as a speaker.
Former first Sea Lord, the professional head of the Royal Navy who was minister for National Security, Cyber Security, Olympic Security & Safety and Counter Terrorism 2007-2010. He has also taken part in a number of defence reviews and is no stranger to taking often unpopular decisions for the sake of the service.