Digby is a lawyer who, after 20 years in corporate law, served from 2000 to 2006 as Director-General of the CBI. In 2007 he moved to the House of Lords as Minister of State for Trade and Investment.
Digby now sits as an independent peer on the crossbenches. He is a corporate ambassador for AON and Jaguar and is a senior advisor to Babcock International Group plc and Harvey Nash Group PLC.
Digby is Deputy Chairman of Unipart Expert Practices, is Chairman of Triumph Motorcycles Ltd, Grove Industries, shp Ltd and Cell Therapy Ltd and is a non-executive director of Thatchers Cider Ltd. His BBC TV series "Troubleshooter" aired last year.
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