Political Group: ECR
Country: United Kingdom
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 52 96
- DPAP Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
- ITRE Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
- PETI Committee on Petitions
- D-ZA Delegation for relations with South Africa
- DANZ Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
Studied at Oxford University 1965-68: MA (Hons) (Geography) (1972). Worked in publishing at the University of London Press and Hodder and Stoughton Ltd (1968-1969). In Francis Chichester Ltd: Production Manager (1969); Director (1971); General Manager (1972); Managing Director (1983); Chairman, (1989). Non-Executive Director, Mediterranean Charter Services, Ltd (1973-1979). Non-Executive Director, Orrin and Geer Ltd - Bookbinders (1974-1981). Director, Goodwin and Chichester Ltd, New Zealand (1975-1993) and Guildford Timber Co. Ltd, New Zealand (1975- ). Director, Silverstream Forests Ltd, New Zealand (1986- ).
Chairman, Hammersmith Conservative Association (1984-1987). Chairman, London West Conservative European Constituency Council (1987-1988). Member, Conservative National Union Executive Committee (1988-1990, 1997-1998).
Member of the European Parliament since 1994.
Has served on many voluntary bodies such as school governing bodies, charities, clubs. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Chairman European Energy Forum (2004 - ).
President of the European Energy Forum (2004 - ).
Zainab Al-Deen have replaced Clara McHugh as Giles Chichester's parliamentary research assistant. Zainab has successfully completed her MSc in International Security, Global Governance and Diplomacy.