Swire is a 50% director of a company planning to invest in energy projects in emerging markets with Lord Barker:
Lord Barker is facing pressure to resign as chair of the Russian aluminium giant En+ owned by sanction-hit billionaire Oleg Deripaska.
Here is what the Sunday Times has to say about Mr Deripaska today in an article headed: ” ‘Dirty money’ probe targets oligarchs”:
” … aluminium tycoon Oleg Deripaska, who is worth more than £2.6 billion and whose company En+ Group is listed on the Lindon Stock Exchange … was accused of illegal wiretapping, extortion, racketeering, money laundering, and threats against business rivals. …”
Source: Sunday Times (pay wall)