David Douglas-Home

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Lord David Douglas-Home (born 1943) is the son of former Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home. He inherited the title of the Earl of Home in 1995. He has been chairman of Coutts & Co since 1 June 1999[1]. Home is also the owner of the Mainshill wood where Scottish Coal Company are currently working on a fourth opencast coal mine in the area[2].

He was made a Conservative peer in the House of Lords on the 24 September 1996.

Career History


British Malaysian Society | MAN Limited | Coutts Bank (Switzerland) Ltd | Morgan Grenfell Group PLC | Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group PLC | EFG PLC | Grosvenor Estate | Grosvenor Estate Holdings PLC | Export Guarantee Advisory Council | Commonwealth Institute | Advisory Board of the National Forest | Council of the Royal Agricultural Society of England | Offshore Industry Export Advisory Group | Comittee for Middle East Trade | Morgan Grenfell | Agricultural Mortgage Corporation | Morgan Grenfell | Southern Capital, Singapore | Dubai Financial Services Authority


  1. David Douglas-Home, Executive team, Coutts & Co, Accessed 19-October-2009
  2. Edd McCracken, A climate of fear, The Herald, 8-August-2009, Accessed 19-October-2009