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Register of Relevant Interests


A. Paid employment (including previous employment if still applicable)

David Wolfe – Barrister, Matrix Chambers Ltd

Spouse: Chief Executive, Hardwicke Chambers

Harry Cayton – Chief Executive, Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs – Strategic Communications Consultant, Bite Communications (part time)

Formerly Director of Communications for the Deputy Prime Minister (December 2013 to February 2014)

Formerly Communications Director for the Financial Times (2006 to 2013)

Spouse: Managing Partner, Jacobs Jewellers (independent family owned business)

Carolyn Regan – Chief Executive, West London Mental Health NHS Trust

Harry Rich – Chief Executive, Royal Institute of British Architects (to February 2016)

Partner: Director of Marketing and Development, Spitalfields Music

Tim Suter – Commissioned through his company, Communications Chambers, by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to carry out the statutory investigation into the impact on plurality of news in Ireland of the purchase of a number of titles by Independent News and Media (February 2017); Partner for Content and Standards, Ofcom (2003 – 2007); Head of Broadcasting Policy, DCMS (2002 – 2003); Executive Editor for BBC News and Current Affairs (1995 – 1999)

B. Ownership of any company, business or consultancy

David Wolfe – Shareholder, Matrix Chambers Ltd

Harry Cayton – Nothing to declare

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs – Nothing to declare

Carolyn Regan – Director, Carolyn Regan Associates Ltd

Harry Rich – Nothing to declare

Tim Suter – Owner, Perspective Associates (media policy advisory company); joint owner (with two others) of Communications Chambers, a group of specialist media policy and strategy advisors


C. Shareholdings or investments of any company, business or consultancy in which the Board Member has a significant shareholding or other financial interest

David Wolfe – Shareholder, Matrix Chambers Ltd

Harry Cayton – Nothing to declare

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs – Nothing to declare

Carolyn Regan – Director, Carolyn Regan Associates Ltd

Ownership of a small freehold of five flats in London

Harry Rich – Shareholder of the management company of a block of flats, Eleven Christchurch Avenue Management Limited (the company is dormant)

Tim Suter – Spouse (Dame Helen Alexander), shareholdings in The Economist (was previously the Chief Executive)

D. Appointments, Offices and membership of other bodies, voluntary or otherwise (inc. trusteeships, directorships, local authority membership, tribunals, membership of professional bodies, special interest groups, mutual support organisations, subject association or trade union etc)

David Wolfe Along with Spouse, Director and Shareholder of the Charsfield Three Horseshoes Community Pub Ltd (a Community Benefit Society); Member of Let Us Learn steering group (advocates for improved access to higher education)

Harry Cayton – Trustee, Comic Relief and chair of UK Grants Committee; Patron, Arts4Dementia

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs – Spouse: Adam Jacobs, Chairman, Reading UK CIC; Freeman of Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths & City of London

Carolyn Regan – Chair, Just for Kids Law

Harry Rich – Governor, University for the Creative Arts; Non-Executive member, BIS/DCMS Creative Industries Council (to February 2016); Non-Executive member, Creative Industries Sector Advisory Group (to February 2016); Director, RIBA 1834 Ltd (to February 2016)

2007 to 2009: Member, Charter Compliance Panel oversight body (Press Complaints Commission)

Tim Suter – Chair, North London Collegiate School; Non-Executive Member of the Steering Board, Intellectual Property Office; Spouse – Chair, United Business Media and Board member of the Press Association (partly owned by United Business Media); Chair, Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company


E. Any contracts to which the Board Member is party and which will result in remuneration or receipt of grant

David Wolfe – Nothing to declare

Harry Cayton – Occasional small fees for writing, reviewing, mentoring

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs – Nothing to declare

Carolyn Regan – Nothing to declare

Harry Rich – Nothing to declare

Tim Suter – Nothing to declare


F. Any other relevant matters which are not covered by the above

David Wolfe – Member of the Labour Party (Spouse is also a member of the Labour Party). Member of various legal professional bodies such as the Administrative Law Bar Association, Planning and Environmental Bar Association, Education Lawyers Association, Disability Law Association

Harry Cayton – Nothing to declare

Emma Gilpin-Jacobs – Former Member of the Liberal Democrat Party

Carolyn Regan – Daughter (Alix Wilton Regan) has previously and currently works in a freelance capacity for Sky and Fox TV

Harry Rich – Member of the Labour Party (inactive)

Tim Suter – Advisory engagements for a range of broadcast and print media companies on matters relating to media policy.