John Grimston, 7th Earl of Verulam

The Right Honourable
The Earl of Verulam

Born John Duncan Grimston
(1951-04-21) 21 April 1951
Title Earl of Verulam
Tenure 15 April 1973–present
Nationality British
Predecessor John Grimston, 6th Earl of Verulam
Spouse(s) Dione Smith
Issue James Grimston, Viscount Grimston
The Hon. Hugo Guy Sylvester Grimston
Lady Flora Grimston
The Hon. Sam George Grimston
Parents John Grimston, 6th Earl of Verulam
Marjorie Ray Duncan

John Duncan Grimston, 7th Earl of Verulam (born 21 April 1951), styled Viscount Grimston between 1960 and 1973, is a British peer.

Early life

Grimston is the son of John Grimston, 6th Earl of Verulam. He succeeded in the earldom in 1973 on the death of his father.

Business career

For 14 years until 1996 he was a director of corporate finance at Barings Bank. He was a Managing Director of ABN-AMRO Bank from 1996 to 2000. He was a Director and Vice-Chairman of Kleinwort Benson Private Bank from 2001 to 2008. He is currently a senior adviser to Lord North Street Ltd, Chairman of Grimston Trust Ltd and founding partner of the Verulam Consulting group.

Personal life

Lord Verulam married Dione Smith in 1976. They have four children:


Notes and References

    1. "It's love, actually, for Rosie and her banker"
    2. "Grimston". Daily Telegraph. August 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
    3. "Grimston". Daily Telegraph. January 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
    4. "The Hon Hugo Grimston and Miss G. McDermott". Daily Telegraph. January 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
    5. "GRIMSTON". Daily Telegraph. August 2010. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
    6. "GRIMSTON". Daily Telegraph. February 2014.
    7. Daily Telegraph birth-announcements (11-4-2015
    8. "Traffic-chaos wedding was that of Earl of Verulam's daughter". The Herts Advertiser 24. 15 June 2013. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
    9. "Mr P.E. Letanka and Lady Flora Grimston". Daily Telegraph. September 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2013.
    10. "Lady Christina Gathorne-Hardy". The Peerage. Retrieved 9 July 2013.


    External links

    Peerage of the United Kingdom
    Preceded by
    John Grimston
    Earl of Verulam

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