He was also the person behind the plan of a breather farm, the source of the fresh blood that he provided the VHC, which is likely why he got Ingrid's seat in the first place, despite not being very high born.
After the discovery of the breather farm he was killed by Vlad (albeit in self-defense).
- At one point he said "Oh for the love of Buffy". Buffy Summers is the title character of the popular American TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). Lansley is either possibly a fan, or over the years phrases like this have become regular vampire slang.