Register of Interests

Member's Name: Bill Bowman

Constituency: North East Scotland

Date on which initial statement lodged:

All MSPs are required to provide details of their interests under the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006 (asp 12). The Register of Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament lists details of interests registered under categories such as remuneration, heritable property and gifts. More information about the exact nature of information required under each category of interest can be found at Volume 2: sections 1 and 2 of the Code of Conduct for Members of the Scottish Parliament.

Information on the exact nature of the requirement under each category can be found in the Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Act 2006 (asp 12).


Remuneration and related undertaking:
Until 7 November 2017 I was a director of Tenairvia Consulting Limited, of Torrisdale Street, Queens Park, Glasgow. This was a Quality Assurance Consulting Company, which was dissolved via voluntary strike off on 7 November 2017. Since the date of my return, I did not carry out any work for Tenairvia. I received some remuneration for work carried out prior to my return, which was registered at the time. The sole client of Tenairvia Consulting Limited was KPMG, an organisation of which I was a partner until 2012. [Amended interest 21 February 2017] [Amended interest 16 November 2017]


On 5 April 2017 I received £8,733 from Tenairvia Consulting Limited in settlement of funds I had paid out previously on its behalf. [Registered 05 April 2017]


On 30 June 2017 I received £6,570.47 from Tenairvia Consulting Limited which represents the net income of the company from it trading up to the date it became inactive, which was prior to my return. [Registered 30 June 2017]

Gifts:
No registrable interests.

Overseas visits:
From 12 August to 17 August 2018 I participated in a visit, by the Cross-Party Group Building Bridges with Israel, to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. During the course of the visit the CPG travelled extensively across Israel and in addition visited the Occupied Palestinian Territories. I met with many organisations and individuals to hear and discuss issues of concern and areas for possible future engagement. The costs of my visit were met by the Embassy of Israel in the United Kingdom (MFA) (of 2 Palace Green, Kensington, London W8 4QB) and in respect of my travel, accommodation and hospitality are estimated to be of the value of £2,200. [Registered 24 August 2018]

Controlled transactions:
No registrable interests.

Heritable property:
No registrable interests.

Interest in shares:
Until 7 November 2017 I owned 100% of the issued share capital of Tenairvia Consulting Limited (a Quality Assurance Consulting Company) with a value of £100. The company was dissolved via voluntary strike off on 7 November 2017. [Amended interest 16 November 2017, Ceased interest 16 November 2017]


I have a Transparent Partnership Agreement in Simmons Private Equity II L.P. (a private equity investment trust providing growth capital to private oilfield services businesses) with a value of £109,087. [Amended interest 22 October 2017, Amended interest 31 January 2018, Amended interest 08 April 2018, Amended interest 24 August 2018]


I own shares in Vanguard S&P 500 (a US equity tracker), within a Self-Invested Personal Pension and a personal portfolio, with a combined value of £85,404.08. [Amended interest 05 April 2017, Amended interest 08 April 2018]


I own shares in Concept Fund Solut DB X-TR Russell 2000 UCIT (a US equity tracker), within a Self-Invested Personal Pension and a personal portfolio, with a combined value of £34,391.06. [Amended interest 05 April 2017, Amended interest 08 April 2018]


I own ordinary shares in Royal Dutch Shell (an oil and gas company), within a Self-Invested Personal Pension and a stocks and shares ISA. The value of the shares no longer meets the threshold requiring registration. [Amended interest 05 April 2017; Amended interest 08 April 2018; Amended interest 19 May 2018; Ceased interest 19 May 2018]


I own bonds in Gutmann Investor Renten Global (an investment fund) with a value of £119,035.49. [Amended interest 05 April 2017, Amended interest 08 April 2018]


I own bonds in Gutmann Investor USD Bonds (an investment fund) with a value of £36,042.60. [Amended interest 05 April 2017, Amended interest 08 April 2018]


I own equities in Gutmann Global Dividends USD (an investment fund) with a value of £216,367.27. [Amended interest 05 April 2017, Amended interest 08 April 2018]


I owned ordinary shares in British American Tobacco, within a Self-Invested Personal Pension and a personal portfolio, with a total value of £30,717.26. I disposed of these shares on 12 January 2017.


I own ordinary shares in ITV (a media company), within a Self-invested Personal Pension. The value of the shares no longer exceed the threshold for registration. [Registered 10 February 2017, Amended interest 05 April 2017, amended interest 08 April 2018, Ceased interest 08 April 2018]


I own shares in Unilever (a company manufacturing personal goods), within a Self-Invested Personal Pension and a personal portfolio. The value of the shares no longer meets the threshold requiring registration. [Registered 05 April 2017, Amended interest 08 April 2018; Amended interest 19 May 2018; Ceased interest 19 May 2018]


I own bonds in Gutmann Asia (an investment fund) with a value of £30,615.94. [Registered 08 April 2018]

Voluntary:
I am a member of ICAS – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

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