Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean  

Mrs. Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean


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  • Bio:

    Full title: The Rt Hon. the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean
    Name Elizabeth Conway Symons

    Introduction
    The Rt Hon. the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean was born Elizabeth Conway Symons on 14 April 1951 , and is a Labour Life peer sitting in the House of Lords since 07 October 1996.

    Posts
    In the past, Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean has held the position of Minister of State (Middle East) (2003 to 2005), Minister for Trade and Investment and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also Department of Trade and Industry) (2001 to 2003), Minister of State (Trade and Investment) Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also FCO) (2001 to 2003) in government. She was Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (2010 to 2011) in opposition.

    Directorships
    Chairman, Arab British Chamber of Commerce (registered company) Non-executive Director, Manchester Airports Group plc (MAG)

    Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
    International Consultant, DLA Piper (lawyers) International Consultant, CCC UK (construction) International Consultant, Blenheim Capital Services Limited (consulting, advisory and transaction services to governments and corporations) Member, Advisory Board of PGI Protection Group International (executive protection, surveillance and risk consulting)

    Non-financial interests
    Member of Board, British Expertise Chairman, Saudi British Joint Business Council Chairman, British Egyptian Society Member of Board, Egyptian British Business Council Member of Council, British Tunisian Business Council Chairman, Britain Azerbaijan Business Council Member of Advisory Board, 'D' Group