Lloyd became a Barker in 1981, having been first introduced to Variety Club in the 1960s while working for the Charity’s auditors. He chaired many fundraising and grant-giving committees until becoming Treasurer for seven years. Highlights of his year as Chief Barker include opening, with Princess Diana, the children’s A&E unit at Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, and leading Variety Club’s celebration of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s 75th birthday at the Whitehall Banqueting Suite. After his year as Chief Barker, he served as Treasurer until 2003 and is currently Chairman of Administration. Lloyd has also been Treasurer of Variety International and is a Freeman of the City of London.