Council Co-Chair

Nadhim Zahawi MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry)

Nadhim Zahawi was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 26 July 2019.

He was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education from 9 January 2018 to 26 July 2019.

Nadhim was elected as Conservative MP for Stratford-on-Avon in May 2010.

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry)
Responsibilities include:

  • Industrial Strategy delivery
  • Sector Deals
  • sectoral lead:
    • advanced manufacturing
    • aerospace
    • automotive
    • materials (including steel)
    • life sciences
    • professional services
    • nuclear
    • infrastructure and construction
    • rail supply chain
    • defence
    • maritime
  • supply chains
  • national security and investment
  • local growth
  • better regulation and regulatory reform
Council Co-Chair

Andy Mitchell CBE

CEO, Thames Tideway