Lord Griffiths was appointed an advisor to Telereal Trillium in January 2009.
Previous to this, Lord Griffiths was the chairman of Land Securities Trillium. He is a member of the boards of Goldman Sachs International, Goldman Sachs International Bank and Goldman Sachs Asset Management Infrastructure. He is chairman of the Audit, Business Practice and Compliance Committee for the EMEA region and a non-executive director of Times Newspaper Holdings Ltd.
He has been chairman of the School Examination and Assessment Council, the Centre for Policy Studies and a member of various select committees in the House of Lords.
Lord Griffiths has written and lectured extensively on economic issues and the relationship of the Christian faith to politics and business, and has published various books on monetary policy and Christian ethics.
Lord Griffiths taught at the School of Economics from 1965 to1976. He was appointed professor of Banking and International Finance at the City University in 1976 and was dean of the City University Business School from 1982 to1985. Lord Griffiths was a director of the Bank of England from 1983 to 1985.
Lord Griffiths served at No. 10 Downing Street as head of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit from 1985 to 1990. As special advisor to Margaret Thatcher, he was responsible for domestic policy-making and was a chief architect of the government’s privatisation and deregulation programmes.
Born in Fforestfach, Swansea in 1941, Lord Griffiths was educated at Dynevor Grammar School and the London School of Economics.