Patrick James Meade
Independent Non-Executive Director
Lord Clanwilliam is an international businessman and high-level government and financial communications specialist possessing over 30 years of business and political experience across a broad range of sectors, including mining, drilling, oilfield services and operational management and consultancy.
During his career, Lord Clanwilliam has established an extensive network of senior level governmental and institutional contacts across the Middle East, the United Kingdom and Eastern Europe. He is currently Chairman of Eurasia Drilling Company, a drilling and work-over company operating in Eurasia and listed on the Premium Segment of the London Stock Exchange. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Polyus Gold OJSC, a Russian gold mining company listed on the Premium Segment of the London Stock Exchange. Lord Clanwilliam is the Founding Partner and Chairman of Gardant Communications Limited, a political, strategic, financial and litigation communications company based in London and Senior Advisor to Milio International Limited, a British owned and operated commodities and logistics company.
Lord Clanwilliam graduated from Eton College in 1978 and from The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst in 1979 after which he served for four years with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guard.