Colin Sharman, Baron Sharman
He was educated at Bishop Wordsworth's School in Salisbury and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1965. He joined Peat Marwick Mitchell the following year, and rose through the years to become chairman of the renamed KPMG in 1997.
Lord Sharman has been a member of the ABN AMRO Supervisory Board since 2003. He has been chairman of Aviva Group since January 2006. He is also a non-executive director at Reed Elsevier, BG Group and on the board of Group 4 Securicor. The Times 'Power 100' states that Lord Sharman earns over £400,000 a year from his management roles.
- "New Trade Envoys and Business Investment to Boost Trade Links". The National Archives. 12 November 2012.
- Lord Sharman profile on the Liberal Democrats website
- Lord Sharman in the The Times Power 100 list
- Announcement of his introduction at the House of Lords House of Lords minutes of proceedings, 27 October 1999