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George Mountbatten: the Marquess of Milford Haven

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George Ivar Louis Mountbatten, 4th Marquess of Milford Haven, is in the line of succession to the British throne. He founded uSwitch, a website which helps consumers compare and change suppliers of various services

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George Mountbatten: the Marquess of Milford Haven

  1. 1. GEORGE MOUNTBATTEN 4th Marquess of Milford Haven Lord Mountbatten
  2. 2. The Mountbatten family  The Mountbatten family is a European dynasty originating from a branch of the German Royal Battenberg family.  The name Mountbatten, was adopted during World War I by family members residing in the UK as a result of anti- German sentiment amongst the British public.  Mountbatten is nowadays known throughout England as one of the noblest names in the UK.
  3. 3. The IV Marquess of Milford Haven  George Ivar Louis Mountbatten (also known as George Milford Haven) was born 6 June 1961 with the title of Earl of Medina.  He is the oldest son of the 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven and Janet Mercedes Bryce.  With the death of his father on 14 April 1970, he became the 4th Marquess of Milford Haven and Head of the House of Mountbatten.  He is in the line of succession to the British Throne through his descent from Queen Victoria’s 2nd daughter, Princess Alice.
  4. 4. Career  George Mountbatten founded uSwitch.com in 2000 after the UK’s gas and electricity markets became deregulated.  It quickly grew in size to become the UK’s largest price comparison website for business and consumer energy.  It was sold to EW Scripps, a US media firm for £210 million ($400 million). Nowadays it has expand to offer services relating to energy, communication, insurance and personal finance.
  5. 5. Career  George Milford Haven is now involved in a new Turkish venture called EnCazip, which has the same business model as uSwitch.  He also invested in the Brazilian company MoneyGuru. The company is positioned as a personal finance website which also provides news, as well as service comparison.
  6. 6. Personal life  Between 1989 and 1996 Lord Mountbatten was married to Sarah Georgina, née Walker born in London in 17 November 1961. They had two children.  Lady Tatiana Helen Georgia Mountbatten (born London, 16 April 1990).  Henry (Harry) David Louis Mountbatten, Earl of Medina (born London, 19 October 1991). He is set to become the 5th Marquess of Milford Haven.  In 1997 he married to Clare Husted born in New York County on 2 September 1960, née Steel, a journalist and aristocrat. Between them they share a fond love for polo that stretches back many years.  He is also a fine polo player and owns the Trippetts Polo grounds in Sussex.

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