House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 15 April 2024

Sharma, Sir Alok (Reading West)

Sharma, Sir Alok (Reading West)

1. Employment and earnings

Role, work or services: Speaking engagement
Payer: Chartwell Partners Ltd, Unit 28, Colonnade Walk, 123 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH

Payment: £20,000 for a speaking engagement.
Received on: 18 May 2023. Hours: 4 hrs.
Ultimate payer: J.P. Morgan Securities plc, 25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5JP
Additional information: Transport and accommodation were also provided for me.

(Registered 13 June 2023)

Role, work or services: Speaking engagement
Payer: Neue Zuercher Zeitung AG, Falkenstrasse 11, CH 8008 Zurich, Switzerland

Payment: £29,993 for a speaking engagement.
Received on: 6 July 2023. Hours: 4 hrs.
Additional information: Transport was also provided for me.

(Registered 24 July 2023)

Role, work or services: Adviser on geopolitical and economic trends, green finance, carbon transition and strategic issues
From: 1 September 2023.
Payer: Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB Publ, Kungstradgardsgatan 8, Stockholm 10640, Sweden
ACOBA consulted: Yes

Remuneration: £50,000 a quarter
From: 1 September 2023.
Hours: 48 hrs a quarter
Additional information: Any related travel or out-of-pocket expenses will also be directly covered or reimbursed by Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB Publ.

(Registered 25 September 2023)

Role, work or services: Virtual speaking-panel engagement
Payer: Chartwell Partners Ltd, Unit 28, Colonnade Walk, 123 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH

Payment: £12,000 for a virtual speaking-panel engagement
Received on: 26 October 2023. Hours: 3 hrs.
Ultimate payer: White & Case LLP, 5 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1DW

(Registered 9 November 2023)

Role, work or services: Speaking engagement
Payer: CWG Speakers, 21 Woodlands Close, #08-44 Primz Bizhub, Singapore 737854

Payment: £33,598 for a speaking engagement. Transport and accommodation were also provided for me.
Received on: 30 October 2023. Hours: 6 hrs.
Ultimate payer: UBS AG Singapore, 9 Penang Road, Singapore 238549

(Registered 9 November 2023)

Role, work or services: Speaking engagement
Payer: Chartwell Partners Ltd, Unit 28, Colonnade Walk, 123 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH

Payment: £12,000 for a speaking engagement.
Received on: 11 December 2023. Hours: 3 hrs.
Ultimate payer: WHEB Asset Management LLP, 7 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PE

(Registered 4 January 2024)

Role, work or services: Speaking engagements
Payer: Matson, Driscoll & Damico UK LLP, Marlow House, 1A Lloyd's Ave, London EC3N 3AA

Payment expected: £12,500 as a further part-fee for a speaking engagement on 9 January 2024.
Completed or provided on: 9 January 2024. Hours: 6 hrs.

(Registered 16 January 2024)

Payment: £12,500 as an advance part-fee for a speaking engagement on 9 January 2024.
Received on: 19 December 2023. Hours: no additional hours.

(Registered 16 January 2024)

Role, work or services: Senior Advisor providing advice on geopolitical and economic trends and strategic projects, and supporting discussions with current and potential portfolio companies.
From: 1 March 2024.
Payer: EQT AB (private markets investment firm), Regeringsgatan 25, SE-11153, Stockholm, Sweden
ACOBA consulted: Yes

Remuneration: £32,500 a quarter
From: 1 March 2024.
Hours: 30 hrs a quarter
Additional information: Any related travel or out-of-pocket expenses will also be directly covered or reimbursed by EQT AB.

(Registered 26 March 2024)

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, 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: India (New Delhi)
Dates of visit: 10 March 2023 to 12 March 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the Trilateral Commission Plenary Meeting.

(Registered 6 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), value £8,630
Destination of visit: India (New Delhi)
Dates of visit: 12 March 2023 to 14 March 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the SEB Nordic CEO Conference.

(Registered 6 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), value £10,862
Destination of visit: United States (New York)
Dates of visit: 26 April 2023 to 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), value £12,082
Destination of visit: Australia (Sydney)
Dates of visit: 14 August 2023 to 19 August 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at the Coalition for Conservation International Climate Conference.

(Registered 6 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 and taxis £8,686), accommodation (£565) and meals (£152), value £9,403
Destination of visit: United States (New York and Washington)
Dates of visit: 28 August 2023 to 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 and taxis £9,522), accommodation and meals (£214), value £9,766
Destination of visit: Kenya (Nairobi)
Dates of visit: 2 September 2023 to 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 and taxis, £12,066), accommodation (£3,876) and meals (£129), value £16,071
Destination of visit: United States (New York)
Dates of visit: 17 September 2023 to 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 9 October 2023)

Name of donor: The Centre for Multilateral Negotiations GmbH
Address of donor: Hans-Henny-Jahnn-Weg 53, 22085 Hamburg, Germany
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and taxi transfers (£5,508), accommodation and meals (£851), value £6,359
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Dates of visit: 9 November 2023 to 11 November 2023
Purpose of visit: To speak at and participate in an international climate negotiations workshop.

(Registered 6 December 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, taxis) (£3,420), accommodation and meals (£5,365), value £8,785
Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
Dates of visit: 30 November 2023 to 10 December 2023
Purpose of visit: In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow, speaking at events and participating in meetings at COP28.

(Registered 2 January 2024)

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): Flights, local transport and accommodation, value £1,998.76
Destination of visit: Switzerland (Davos)
Dates of visit: 16 January 2024 to 17 January 2024
Purpose of visit: : In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow, speaking at events and participating in meetings at Davos.

(Registered 24 January 2024)

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): Flights and local transport (£8,953.77); accommodation and meals (£1,796.15), value £10,749.92
Destination of visit: Brazil (Sao Paulo)
Dates of visit: 25 February 2024 to 29 February 2024
Purpose of visit: In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow, speaking at events and participating in meetings in connection with G20 finance meeting.

(Registered 11 March 2024)

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): Flights and local transport (£3,007.14), accommodation and meals (£1,056.08), value £4,063.22
Destination of visit: Azerbaijan (Baku)
Dates of visit: 14 March 2024 to 16 March 2024
Purpose of visit: In connection with my role as Rockefeller Foundation Climate and Finance Fellow, speaking at the Global Baku Forum and participating in meetings on climate issues.

(Registered 26 March 2024)

8. Miscellaneous

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.
Date interest arose: 22 May 2023

(Registered 23 May 2023)

 

Prepared 22nd April 2024