Lord Triesman has built a wealth of commercial experience in finance and real estate, as well as forging an impressive career in politics. A Labour member of the House of Lords, Lord Triesman was responsible for the Prime Minister’s political organisation (2001-2004) and has served as Under-Secretary of State in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office; and later in the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills; and held ministerial and official opposition roles in Energy, Business and Higher Education and Europe. Of note, he took the 2004 Energy Act through Parliament.
Lord Triesman is currently a Group Director at Salamanca Group, responsible for developing new business opportunities. He sits as a non-executive director at Gravity, a purpose-built smart campus underpinned by clean growth, and Havin Bank (Havana International Bank). He is also involved in Harwell, a leading science and innovation campus in the UK.
Previously, he served as an Executive Director of Funding Affordable Homes, Chairman of the Advisory Board at Templewood Merchant Bank, a Board Member of Wembley National Stadium, Chairman of the Football Association and was a member of an Advisory Board at UBS.
Lord Triesman is a senior visiting Fellow at the University of Warwick and a visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and the University of Cambridge.