David Evans, Baron Evans of Watford

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The Lord Evans of Watford
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Born (1942-11-30) November 30, 1942 (age 74)
Occupation Publishing, Consultancy and Healthcare and Charity
Website http://www.senateconsulting.co.uk

David Charles Evans, Lord Evans of Watford (born 1942)[1] is a publisher, entrepreneur and philanthropist who has spent the last 55 years of his career in print and publishing. He also holds a number of chairmanships, spanning across printing, business consultancy, charity and healthcare. He sits in the House of Lords as a Labour peer.

Early life[edit]

Lord Evans attended Watford College of Technology[2] and was awarded the Edward Hunter Gold Medal as best student, as well as being awarded Full Technologist qualifications.


Following the sale of Centurion Press, Lord Evans founded Senate Publishing Ltd[3] with his business partner of 21 years, Caroline Minshell. Senate Publishing produces publishing and communication platforms for governments, major corporates and leading financial institutions.

Lord Evans was a Trustee of the Royal Air Force Museum[4] and is a Director of the Royal Air Force Museum Trading Company.[5] He also serves as chairman of the Institute of Collaborative Working.[6]

He currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Arcanum Global,[7] an intelligence company.

Other work[edit]

In addition to his business successes, Lord Evans is a passionate advocate and supporter of cancer research, becoming joint President of the ‘Pioneers for Prostate Cancer UK’[8] and supporting numerous other cancer research foundations.

Positions Held[edit]

Current Positions[edit]

  • Chairman – Senate Publishing Ltd
  • Chairman – Senate Consulting Ltd
  • Chairman – Evans Mitchell Books
  • Chairman – Ace Funding Ltd
  • Chairman – TU ink Ltd
  • Chairman – Forum Print Management Ltd
  • Chairman – Kennedy Scott Ltd
  • Honorary Fellow – Cancer Research UK
  • Chairman – Institute of Collaborative Working
  • Fellow – Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • Fellow – City and Guilds Institute
  • Deputy Chairman – International Medical Education Trust
  • Patron – Watford Peace Hospice
  • Patron – VITAL
  • Member – Worshipful Company of Marketers
  • Patron – Alma Hospital Trust
  • Patron – Eliminating Domestic Violence

Previous Positions[edit]

  • Member of the House of Lords Select Committee for Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Development Board Member – UCL Hospitals Charitable Trust
  • Trustee of the Royal Air Force Museum
  • Director – KISS 100 FM
  • Chairman – Centurion Press Group
  • Chairman – Redactive Media Group
  • Deputy Chairman – Advanced Oncotherapy Plc


  1. ^ "Life Peerages". www.election.demon.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Special BCCT Luncheon (Lord Evans) : British Chamber of Commerce Thailand". www.bccthai.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Lord David Evans | Senate Publishing". www.senatepublishing.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Lord David Evans of Watford | LinkedIn". www.linkedin.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  5. ^ "Lord Evans of Watford". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  6. ^ "Institute for Collaborative Working - Main Board". www.instituteforcollaborativeworking.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  7. ^ "THE LORD DAVID EVANS OF WATFORD JOINS ARCANUM - Arcanum". Arcanum. September 2, 2014. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 
  8. ^ "Advanced Oncotherapy > About > Board of directors > Lord David Evans". www.advancedoncotherapy.com. Retrieved 2016-02-16. 

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