Kwasi Kwarteng has been the Conservative Member of Parliament for Spelthorne since 2010.
Born in London in 1975, Kwasi was educated at Eton College, where he was a King’s Scholar, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took his BA in Classics and History. After a year as a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University, Kwasi returned to Cambridge to complete his PhD in History.
Prior to entering Parliament, Kwasi worked as a financial analyst and author. Since being elected, Kwasi has served on a number of select committees and, having served as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Leader of the House of Lords, Kwasi is currently PPS to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
In addition to his political career, Kwasi is also a widely known historian. His first book, Ghosts of Empire, was published in 2011. His second book, War & Gold, was published in 2014. Most recently Thatcher’s Trial was published in 2015.