James Lupton, Baron Lupton

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James Roger Crompton Lupton, Baron Lupton, CBE (born 15 June 1955) is a former Chairman of Greenhill Europe and Co-Treasurer of the Conservative Party, having donated more than £2.5 million to the party.[1]. He was created a life peer taking the title Baron Lupton, of Lovington in the County of Hampshire on 6 October 2015.[2]

He was educated at Sedbergh School and Lincoln College, Oxford.[3] He was previously Deputy Chairman of Baring Brothers International Ltd until the bank collapsed in 1995.[4]

Lupton was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2012 New Year Honours.[5]

He is estimated to be worth £130 million.[6]

He is a member of Brooks's and the London Capital Club.


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  2. ^ "notice 2414065". The London Gazette.
  3. ^ ‘LUPTON, James Roger Crompton’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  4. ^ "James R. C. Lupton". Greenhill. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  5. ^ "No. 60009". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2011. p. 7.
  6. ^ "Cameron to give peerage to fat-cat banker crony who gave £2.5m to the Tories". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 2 September 2015.