Jonathan Peter Marland, Baron Marland, born 14 August 1956, is a British businessman and politician, having served as Prime Minister's Trade Envoy, Minister for Energy and Climate Change and Business, Innovation and Skills, and Treasurer of the Conservative Party. Marland is currently the Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council.
Marland was one of the founding directors of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc, a multinational insurance business. He led the acquisitions or investments of Janspeed Ltd, Hunter Wellington Boots, Insurance Capital Partners, Jubilee Holdings Ltd, The Cricketer magazine, and Eco World Management and Advisory Services (UK) Ltd.
He is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Kuwait Investment Authority.
He was one of the owners of SCL Group and Cambridge Analytica, having been convinced by Nigel Oakes to invest in a company that should focus on "security and military advice".
Marland has had a long political career and his vision reflects that. In 2010, Marland was made a Minister at the Department of Energy and Climate Change. In May 2011 he was appointed as the Chairman of the British Business Ambassadors by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). In 2014, he became Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council.
Away from business and politics, Marland has interests in the arts and sports. He is the Chairman of Tickets for Troops, Chairman of The Guggenheim UK Charitable Trust and Atlantic Partnership, the Patron of Salisbury and South Wiltshire Cricket and Hockey Club and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is a member of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum Executive Board and Trustee of Commonwealth Walkway Trust.
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