Speaker

  • George Freeman, Chair of the Prime Minister's Policy Board; MP for Mid Norfolk

Moderator

  • Giles Dilnot, Director of Communications, Legatum Institute

Details

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2016; 8:15 for 8:30am start, close 9:30am
  • Legatum Institute, 11 Charles Street, London, W1J 5DW

Please note this event is open to Business Forum members only. To find out more, please contact Izabela Joshi.

About the Speaker

Member of Parliament (MP) for Mid Norfolk. He was first elected at the 2010 general election, replacing the constituency's previous incumbent, Keith Simpson who had decided to contest the neighbouring Broadland constituency instead. 

In July 2014 he was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences, but after the closure of this office upon Theresa May's appointment as Prime Minister in 2016 he left the government. Freeman was appointed chair of the Prime Minister's Policy Board in July 2016.

He is a founder of 2020 Conservatives group and a member of Bright Blue's advisory board.