The Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone

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The Rt. Hon. Lord Paul of Marylebone is the founder and chairman of the Caparo Group, "a leading businessman and an active member of the House of Lords."[1] In 1998, he was named Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton.


Lord Paul was born in Jalandhar, India in 1931. He studied at Punjab University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1966, he moved to the UK, and two years later, he founded the Caparo Group. Lord Paul "was raised to the Peerage as Baron Paul of Marylebone in August 1996 and is a member of two House of Lords Select Committees - Economic Affairs and European Union: Internal Market."


"He sits on the Board of the London Development Agency and appointed Chair of the Olympic Delivery Committee for London 2012, and is a member of the British Olympic Association Advisory Board.
"Lord Paul holds 15 honorary degrees from across Academe in recognition of his contributions to business, the economy and his social and charitable works. He is co-chairman of the India-UK Round Table 2000-2005, and was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1983.
"In July 2009 he was appointed as a member of the Privy Council by the Queen, with his full title becoming The Rt Hon Lord Paul of Marylebone."[3]


Lord Paul has published two books:

  • Indira Gandhi, a pictorial biography, published November 1985 by Robert Royce Ltd
  • Beyond Boundaries, his autobiography, published February 1996 by Penguin.

Contact Information

  • Chancellor
  • c/o A.W. Lee
  • Clerk to the Board of Governors and University Secretary
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • Wulfruna Street
  • Wolverhampton WV1 1LY
  • United Kingdom

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  1. Chancellor, Accessed July 1, 2011.
  2. Plan UK People, organizational web page, accessed December 21, 2014.
  3. Chancellor, Accessed July 1, 2011.

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