House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 16 October 2023

Sharma, Sir Alok (Reading West)

Sharma, Sir Alok (Reading West)

1. Employment and earnings

18 May 2023, received £20,000 from J.P. Morgan Securities plc, 25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5JP, via Chartwell Partners Ltd, Unit 28, Colonnade Walk, 123 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH, for a speaking engagement. Transport and accommodation were also provided for me. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 13 June 2023)

6 July 2023, received £29,993 from Neue Zuercher Zeitung AG, Falkenstrasse 11, CH 8008 Zurich, Switzerland, for a speaking engagement. Transport was also provided for me. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 24 July 2023)

From 1 September 2023 until further notice, Adviser on geopolitical and economic trends, green finance, carbon transition and strategic issues to Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB Publ, Kungstradgardsgatan 8, Stockholm 10640, Sweden. I receive £50,000 a quarter. Any related travel or out-of-pocket expenses will also be directly covered or reimbursed by Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB Publ. Hours: up to 48 hours a quarter. I consulted ACoBA about this appointment. (Registered 25 September 2023)

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources

Name of donor: All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Ltd
Address of donor: Church Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 5AE
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality for the Royal Box at Wimbledon, total value £862
Date received: 13 July 2023
Date accepted: 13 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 07546773
(Registered 24 July 2023)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: The Trilateral Commission
Address of donor: 95, rue d’Amsterdam, 75008 Paris, France
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, value £381
Destination of visit: New Delhi
Dates of visit: 10-12 March 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the Trilateral Commission Plenary Meeting.
(Registered 06 April 2023)

Name of donor: Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ)
Address of donor: Kungsträdgårdsgatan 8, SE-106 40, Stockholm, Sweden
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flight (£7,271), accommodation (£536), meals (£660) and taxi transfers (£163), total value £8,630
Destination of visit: New Delhi
Dates of visit: 12-14 March 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the SEB Nordic CEO Conference.
(Registered 06 April 2023)

Name of donor: Global Citizen
Address of donor: 740 Broadway, Suite 400, New York, NY 10003, USA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation (£9,744); taxi transfers (£881); meals (£237); total value £10,862
Destination of visit: New York
Dates of visit: 26-29 April 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the Global Citizen NOW conference.
(Registered 10 May 2023)

Name of donor: Coalition for Conservation
Address of donor: 80 William St, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011, Australia
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): For me and a staff member, flights (£9,374), accommodation (£2,252) and meals (£456), total value £12,082
Destination of visit: Sydney
Dates of visit: 14-19 August 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the Coalition for Conservation International Climate Conference.
(Registered 06 September 2023)

Name of donor: Rockefeller Foundation
Address of donor: 420 Fifth Avenue, New York City, New York, U.S.
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport (flights, train, taxis) (£8,686), accommodation (£565) and meals (£152), total value £9,403
Destination of visit: New York and Washington
Dates of visit: 28-31 August 2023
Purpose of visit: In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow meetings with representatives of: governments, business and multilateral organisations.
(Registered 13 September 2023)

Name of donor: Rockefeller Foundation
Address of donor: 420 Fifth Avenue, New York City, New York, U.S.
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport (flights, visa, taxis) (£9,522), accommodation and meals (£214), total value £9,766
Destination of visit: Nairobi
Dates of visit: 2-3 September 2023
Purpose of visit: In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow, meetings ahead of the Africa Climate Summit.
(Registered 13 September 2023)

Name of donor: Rockefeller Foundation
Address of donor: 420 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10018
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Transport (flights & taxis) (£12,066), accommodation (£3,876) and meals (£129), total value £16,071
Destination of visit: New York
Dates of visit: 17-21 September 2023
Purpose of visit: In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow, attending and speaking at events and meetings during New York Climate Week.
(Registered 09 October 2023)

8. Miscellaneous

From 22 May 2023, Climate and Finance Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation. I will support the Foundation’s efforts to unlock greater and more effective financing to help advance global development and climate action goals. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 23 May 2023)

 

Prepared 17th October 2023