Nick Hurd was appointed as the Minster of State for Climate Change and Industry in July 2016. He previously served as the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the UK Department for International Development on from November 2015 until July 2016 and as Minister for Civil Society from May 2010 until July 2014. He has been the Conservative MP for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner since May 2010.
Nick studied at Eton College before graduating from Oxford University. During his career in politics Nick served as Opposition Whip and a member of the shadow teams for Justice, Communities and Local Government, before being appointed Shadow Minister for Charity, Social Enterprise and Volunteering in October 2008.
Outside politics Nick spent 18 years in business, including 5 years representing a British bank in Brazil. He has been a trustee of the Greenhouse Schools charity and currently serves as a governor of Coteford Junior School. Nick is married with 5 children.