Minister of State for Climate Change
Department of Energy and Climate Change of the United Kingdom
1987, degree in History, Economic History & Politics, London University. Over 10 years' experience work,City of London. Formerly, Centre for Policy Studies; Corporate Finance Director, International Pacific Securities. 1997, Associate Partner, Brunswick Group; 1998, Head, International Investor Relations, Sibneft; 2000, Director, Bartlett Scott Edgar. 2001, elected to Parliament for Bexhill and Battle; 2001-05, served on the House of Commons Environmental Audit Select Committee; 2003, appointed to the Opposition Front Bench as a Conservative whip; 2005, Shadow Minister for Climate Change & Environment, led the passage of the Climate Change Bill through the House of Commons in 2008 and key author of the Conservative Party's 'Low Carbon Economy' green paper (2009). 2008, promoted to Shadow Climate Change Minister, Shadow Department of Energy and Climate Change.