Lord Kerr of Kinlochard
John Kerr is Vice Chairman of ScottishPower Limited and a Director of Rio Tinto plc and the Scottish American Investment Company. A UK diplomat from 1966 to 2002, he served as Permanent Representative to the EU (1990/5), Ambassador to the USA (1995-97), and FCO Permanent Secretary (1997-2002). He is Chairman of Imperial College, Deputy Chairman of the National Gallery, and a Rhodes, Fulbright and Carnegie Trustee. He served as Secretary-General of the European Convention in Brussels in 2002-3, and became a member of the House of Lords in 2004.