House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 9 November 2020

Afolami, Bim (Hitchin and Harpenden)

Afolami, Bim (Hitchin and Harpenden)

1. Employment and earnings

From 1 February 2018 until 31 January 2020, adviser to the Association of Independent Professionals and Self-employed, Heron House, 10 Dean Farrar Street, London SW1H 0DX. I received £1,500 a month for providing ad hoc advice on policy and general political issues. Hours: 8-10 hrs per month. (Registered 01 January 2018; updated 20 February 2020)

From 4 April 2019 until 1 January 2020, Senior Adviser to Whitworth Brough Ltd, Birchin Court, 20 Birchin Lane, London EC3V 9DU, providing strategic advice on political and economic affairs. I received £1,400 per month for providing strategic advice to the firm and to its clients on macro-political and macro-economic issues. Hours: 4-6 hrs per month. (Registered 26 April 2019; updated 15 January 2020)

From 15 June 2020 until 16 July 2020, adviser to Time Partners, New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TA. I received £3,000 a month for acting as a consultant to the merchant banking business. Hours: 10-15 hrs per month. (Registered 24 June 2020; updated 03 August 2020)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: (1) The Great Britain China Centre with sponsorship from Prudential PLC and China International Capital Corporation; (2) China Youth Federation
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 8PS; (2) 10 Qianmen Dongdajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) International Flights £1,586.50; (2) Accommodation £292.74 and transport £215.19, total £507.93
Destination of visit: Beijing
Dates of visit: 28 July - 2 August 2019
Purpose of visit: To participate in the 2019 Young Leaders Roundtable, alongside other MPs.
(Registered 14 August 2020)

8. Miscellaneous

Member (unpaid) of the Ditchley Foundation's Programme Committee. (Registered 06 July 2017)

From June 2017, Member (unpaid) of the Court of the University of Bedfordshire. (Registered 30 January 2018)

From 13 September 2018, Member (unpaid) of the Financial Inclusion Commission, a cross-party organisation which supports the principle of increased financial inclusion in the UK. (Registered 21 September 2018)

From 22 October 2018, Trustee (unpaid) of the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Oxford Foundation, which supports the Oxford Union Literary and Debating Trust and through it the charitable activities of the Oxford Union Society. (Registered 05 November 2018)


Prepared 10th November 2020