House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 14 March 2022

Garnier, Mark (Wyre Forest)

Garnier, Mark (Wyre Forest)

1. Employment and earnings

From 1 April 2019 until 31 March 2022, Principal Speaker for BRI Wealth Management plc, BRI House, Elm Court, Meriden Business Park, Meriden CV5 9RL. From 1 April 2020, I receive £10,000 per annum, paid in quarterly instalments, for speaking at eight client events and writing occasional articles for client newsletters. Hours: 64 hrs in total. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. Hours: 64 hrs a year. (Registered 25 April 2019, updated 14 April 2020 and 01 February 2021)

From 8 September 2020 until further notice, member of Advisory Board of Laser Light Communications, 1818 Library Street, Suite 500, Reston, VA 20190, USA, a start-up satellite company developing data connectivity through lasers. I will receive £5,000 a month. Contingent upon the company achieving certain significant financial milestones, I will also receive 50,000 share options. Hours: expected to be approx. 10 hours per month. (Registered 10 September 2020)

From 1 October 2020 until further notice, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Shetland Space Centre, Moray Park, Seaford Avenue, Grantown-on-Spey PH26 3JF. I receive £2,500 a month. In addition, I may receive share options, terms to be decided. Hours: expected to be approx. 10 hrs per month. (Registered 26 October 2020)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Middle East Forum Ltd (UK Abraham Accords Group)
Address of donor: New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8TA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and hospitality, total value £3,330.89
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
Dates of visit: 8-13 January 2022
Purpose of visit: To learn more of the outcomes of the Abraham Accords agreement, that seeks co-operation and friendship between Israel and other signatories (UAE, Bahrain and Morocco), and to help promote the Accords.
(Registered 25 January 2022)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

From 23 June 2017, a residential property in Cornwall owned jointly with my spouse: (i) and (ii). (Registered 27 June 2017)

7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital

From 22 September 2021, sole director and shareholder of Kemyel Ltd (dormant), a company set up to manage my financial interests. (Registered 04 October 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

Member of the Court of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers of London. (Updated 19 May 2015)

From 10 March 2021, Director of the Satellite Finance Network, a company limited by guarantee providing support and advice for space sector start-up companies. This is an unpaid role, requiring one day per month commitment. (Registered 15 March 2021)

From 22 November 2021, Chair of the advisory board of the Space Energy Initiative, a non-profit organisation set up within the Satellite Applications Catapult to support those exploring the possibility of space based solar power. This is an unpaid role and involves chairing four meetings a year. (Registered 14 December 2021)

9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses

I employ my spouse, Caroline Garnier, as Office Manager.


Prepared 16th March 2022