Lord Marland is chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council. He retired as the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy and chairman of the business ambassador network at 1 January 2014.
Lord Marland is the former chairman of the Commonwealth Business Council and was Minister for the Department of Energy and Climate Change in 2010 and subsequently for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Lord Marland was one of the founding directors of Jardine Lloyd Thompson plc a multinational insurance business. He founded the Jubilee insurance company.
He led the acquisitions of:
Janspeed Ltd (automotive engineering and manufacturing)
Hunter Boot Ltd
Insurance Capital Partners
Jubilee Insurance Ltd
WH Ireland Ltd (stockbroker)
Wisden Cricketer Ltd
Tamara Mellon, LLC (fashion)
He is Chairman of Tickets for Troops and the Churchill Centre, President of The Commonwealth Youth Orchestra and Choir, Trustee of Peggy Guggenheim (UK) and Atlantic Partnership and Patron of Salisbury and South Wiltshire Cricket.