Lord Flight, who sits on the board of Edge Performance VCT, has worked in the financial services industry for 40 years and co-founded Guinness Flight Global Asset Management.
In 1998, upon Guinness Flight’s acquisition by Investec, he became Joint Chairman of Investec Asset Management.
He was the MP for Arundel and South Downs from 1997 to 2005 and was Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury between 2000 and 2004. He was appointed to the House of Lords in January 2011.
He is Chairman of the EIS Association and CIM Investment Management Limited and is a director of Metro Bank plc, Marechale Capital Limited, Investec Asset Management Limited and of a number of other companies in the financial services sector. He is also a Commissioner of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and has been a member of the House of Lords EU Finance and Economics Committee since 2010.