Stuart Polak, Baron Polak
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Polak
|Born||Liverpool, United Kingdom|
Stuart Polak was born in Liverpool, England. He attended the Childwall Hebrew Congregation, a synagogue in Liverpool, where he was a chazan, or cantor, on Jewish High Holidays. He took "educational trips" to Israel from the age of fifteen.
Polak joined the Conservative Friends of Israel in 1989. He served as its Director for twenty-six years, until August 2015. He now served as its honorary president. He also serves as the Chairman of TWC Associates and as a senior consultant to Jardine Lloyd Thompson.
Polak was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for political service in the 2015 New Year Honours. He was created a life peer taking the title Baron Polak, of Hertsmere in the County of Hertfordshire on 2 October 2015.
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