Lord David Triesman


Lord David Triesman has enjoyed a varied career in highly influential positions in both politics and business environments. David is currently a Director of a merchant bank and a non-executive board member of the high net worth boutique Salamanca Bank. David also remains as the Shadow Foreign Minister in the House of Lords. In the past, he has chaired businesses in finance, social research and property, along with two charitable foundations. An ideal politics speaker for events, David’s knowledge of current affairs and their effects over a broad range of sectors makes for a compelling discussion of topics.

David is well known for his many years spent as the first independent chairman of the Football Association (FA). Responsible for chairing the England football team and for international relations, he became a leading figure in governance and anti-corruption. He broad knowledge of sport and his past semi-professional football career make a lively and entertaining feature during his talks as an after dinner speaker.

One of the key figures behind the creation of the ‘New Labour’ government, David held numerous ministerial jobs in both the Blair and Brown governments. As Foreign Office Minister, David overlooked the Americas, Africa and Commonwealth whilst being responsible for key areas of security and ‘soft’ diplomacy. This role allowed David to work with renowned international political figures, such as Kofi Annan. Delivering anecdotal tales during his presentations as a politics speaker, Lord Triesman has encountered some of the most influential figures on the planet.

Also during his time working within the Labour Party, David Triesman took the role of General Secretary, working with the Prime Minister on a daily basis within No.10. David’s experience of turbulent relationships with media during the second Gulf War and general election strategies and being at the centre of UK politics make talks wonderful as a business speaker.

To book Lord David Triesman as the political speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Lord David is known to cover the following topics:

  • Economics
  • Politics Speaker
  • Football & The FA
  • Banking & Finance
  • The Football Association
  • Business Management