For Michael Howard the professor, see Michael Howard (professor)
Michael Howard is the current leader of the Conservative Party, and was generally 'acclaimed' leader after Iain Duncan Smith was sacked. Under John Major he had been Home Secretary, after being Employment Secretary and Environment Secretary. He was quite unpopular at the time.
He is a member of the America APPG, and the Australia and New Zealand APPG. He is president of Atlantic Partnership.
Lord Howard was awarded the Altan Gadas (Order of the Polar Star) in January 2013, the highest honour that can be bestowed on a non-citizen of Mongolia. Lord Howard is Non-Executive Chairman of Entree Gold Inc, he sits on the Advisory Boards of Orca Exploration Inc and Tetronics Limited and is Senior Adviser to Cannacord Genuity Limited.
- Chair, Soma Oil & Gas *Trustee, Council of Christians and Jews
- Patron, Burma Campaign UK 
- Senior Advisory Board, Diligence