Syed Kamall

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Person.png Syed Kamall   WebsiteRdf-icon.png
(politician)
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Born 1967-02-15
London, United Kingdom
Alma mater University of Liverpool, London School of Economics, City University London
Children 2
Spouse Sandira Beekoo
Party Conservative
A member of the European Parliament

Employment.png Leader of the Conservative Party in the European Parliament

In office
19 November 2013 - 25 November 2014
Preceded by Richard Ashworth
Succeeded by Ashley Fox

Employment.png Member of the European Parliament for London

In office
5 May 2005 - Present
Preceded by Theresa Villiers
Syed Kamall (born 15 February 1967, London) is a British MEP for London from Conservative and Unionist Party.


Affiliations

Former Affiliations

Record and Controversies

Declaration of Financial Interests

Professional Activities:

  • Visiting Fellow, Leeds University Business School
  • Director, Global Business Research Institute
  • Patron of Children of Latin America (Charity)

Paid Functions or Activities:

  • Occasional small payments for media appearances which I have then donated to the charity.
  • I have taken part in market research interviews and appeared on the media for which a fee was paid directly to one of the charities: Kitchen Table Charities Trust or Touraid

Further Information:

  • Loan of Zune MP4 player by Microsoft
  • Loan of USB dongle by Three Communications.
  • Corporate tickets (including lunch, cheese and biscuits and coffee) to see Rugby Union match England versus France. Paid for by the Rugby Football Union, Rugby House, Rugby Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1DS in March 2009
  • Return flight from London to Indianapolis, hotel accommodation and meals to attend Liberty Fund Conference in May 2009[1]

Former Declaration of Financial Interests

Professional Activities:

  • Visiting Fellow, Leeds University Business School
  • Director, Global Business Research Institute
  • Chairman of the EU Board of the East African Community Development Association
  • Patron of Children of Latin America (Charity)

Paid Functions or Activities:

  • Occasional small payments for media appearances which I have then donated to the charity.
  • I have taken part in market research interviews and appeared on the media for which a fee was paid directly to one of the charities: Kitchen Table Charities Trust or Touraid

Further Information:

  • Loan of Zune MP4 player by Microsoft
  • Loan of Nokia E61 PDA by Three Communications
  • Loan of USB dongle by Three Communications
  • Dinner and soft drinks as guest of the Washington DC Tories (Conservatives Abroad).
  • Lunch, dinner and tour of "Margaret Mitchell's House" paid for by UPS in Atlanta, May 2008
  • Tour of Coca-Cola Museum and lunch with Coca-Cola executives, courtesy of Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola also kindly provided transport to and from Atlanta airport. May 2008
  • Flights and accommodation for annual meeting provided by the American Legislative Exchange Council in July 2008
  • International Legislator of the Year award sent to me by the American Legislative Exchange Council
  • Dinner provided by UPS in November 2008
  • Breakfast paid for by BT India in Delhi, November 2008
  • Charles Jourdan watch sent to me out of the blue by the Government of Kuwait[2]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • B.Eng., Electronic Engineering, Liverpool (1988).
  • M.Sc.(Econ.) LSE (1989).
  • PhD, Organisational Change (2004), City.
  • Business systems analyst, NatWest Bank Overseas Department (1989-1991).
  • Management Fellow, University of Bath School of Management (1994-1996).
  • Management Research Fellow, Leeds University Business School (1996-1997).
  • Associate Director/Consultant, Omega Partners (1997-2001).
  • Consultant, SSK Consulting (2001-2005).
  • Visiting Fellow, Leeds University Business School (since 2004).
  • Between 1991 and 2004: Chairman, Stockwell Ward, Vauxhall Conservative Association; Hon. Secretary, Bath Conservative Association CPC; Chairman, Eccleston Ward, and Chairman, Eccleston/Churchill CPC, Cities of London and Westminster Conservative Association; Executive Member, London Eastern Area Committee.

Resources



References

  1. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Syed Kamall, 23 June 2009, accessed 03 November 2009.
  2. European Parliament, Declaration of Members' Financial Interests: Syed Kamall, 27 January 2009, accessed 05 February 2009.