Lord Renwick of Clifton

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Lord Renwick "was advisor to Lord Carrington during the negotiations which ended the war in Rhodesia and political advisor to Lord Soames during the ceasefire and elections leading to the independence of Zimbabwe. He served subsequently as Ambassador to South Africa in the period leading to the release of Nelson Mandela and the unbanning of the African National Congress. He received an honorary degree from the University of the Witwatersrand for his contribution to the struggle against apartheid. He served as Ambassador to the United States from 1991-1995. Lord Renwick subsequently became Deputy Chairman of the merchant bank, Robert Fleming, and is currently Vice-Chairman, Investment Banking for JPMorgan (Europe). Both banks have played a leading role in the attraction of new investment to Southern Africa. He serves on the boards of a number of companies with important interests in Southern Africa - SABMiller, BHPBilliton, Harmony Gold and Richemont. He was appointed to the House of Lords by Prime Minister Blair in 1997." [1]

"He is deputy chairman of Fleming Family & Partners Limited and a non-executive director of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA and Vallar PLC. He was formerly British Ambassador to the United States and to South Africa, and a non-executive director of SABMiller plc, BHP Billiton plc, British Airways plc and Liberty International plc. He is vice chairman, Investment Banking of J.P. Morgan Europe and vice chairman of J.P. Morgan Cazenove." [2]

"Lord Renwick advises Olive Group on business and political affairs internationally... Lord Renwick served in the British Diplomatic Service, rising to become Ambassador to South Africa from 1987 to 1991... Lord Renwick is also a trustee of The Economist." [3] Dates Powerbase profile

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  1. About, Zimbabwe Democracy Trust, accessed April 2, 2008.
  2. Kazakhmys Board, organizational web page, accessed April 21, 2012.
  3. Olive Group International Advisory Group, organizational web page, accessed April 21, 2012.
  4. Bumi Board, organizational web page, accessed April 21, 2012.
  5. Kazakhmys Board, organizational web page, accessed April 20, 2012.
  6. Board, Open Europe, accessed November 28, 2011.