Members of the Advisory Council are required to disclose interests they or close family members have, which might influence their judgment or which could be perceived to do so by a reasonable member of the public. Such interests include employment, directorships, shareholdings, offices held in charitable bodies and political activity. Also included in the register are land and property, and clients for whom services are provided relevant to the Council's interests. Further information on the Code of Practice for members can be found on the Commissioner for Public Appointments website. This register was last updated in August 2015.


Lord Dyson

  • No interests to declare

Professor Rodney Brazier

  • No interests to declare

Mr John Collins

  • Daughter is a professional archivist in the Gloucestershire County Records Office
  • Trustee (and treasurer) of the Alcuin Club (Registered Charity No 274203) which promotes the publication of academic works on Liturgy

Mr John Evans

  • Postgraduate Student, Birkbeck College
  • Writer, communications annd public relations consultant
  • Director and owner, Communicating Success Ltd
  • Member, National Union of Journalists
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Ms Sarah Fahy

  • No interests to declare

Ms Lesley Ferguson

  • No interests to declare

Dr Bendor Grosvenor

  • Director of Philip Mould Ltd

Mr Stephen Hawker

  • Non-executive Director, FCO Services (FCO owned Trading Fund)
  • Member, FCO Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member, FCO Consular Management Board
  • Member, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee of the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council
  • Occasional fee-paid work for SHD Consulting
  • Board Adviser to Edson Tiger Ltd
  • Associate, Cityforum Ltd
  • Chairman, Critical-Link Ltd
  • Member, Council of Reading University

Mr Graeme Herd

  • Wife is a lawyer in the Treasury Solicitor's Department

Ms Elizabeth Lomas

  • No interests to declare

Professor Arthur Lucas

  • No interests to declare

Mr John Millen

  • No interests to declare

Sir John Ramsden

  • No interests to declare

Michael Smyth

  • No interests to declare