The Prime Minister’s TaskForce on Innovation, Growth & Regulatory Reform and tech regulation
George Freeman MP is a member of the Prime Minister’s TaskForce on Innovation, Growth & Regulatory Reform. He served as a Minister of State at the Department for Transport from 26 July 2019 to 13 February 2020.
He previously served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Life Sciences at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department of Health from July 2014 until July 2016. He served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Climate Change from 2010 to 2011.
He was appointed government adviser on Life Sciences in July 2011, co-ordinating the Government’s Life Science and Innovation, Health and Wealth Strategies (2011), and the Agri-Tech Industrial Strategy (2013). He was appointed the Prime Minister’s UK Trade Envoy in 2013.
He was elected Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk in 2010.
Before being elected to Parliament, George had a 15 year career across the life sciences sector. In particular, he worked with hospitals, clinical researchers, patient groups, biomedical research companies - to pioneer novel healthcare innovations.
The event will be chaired by Stephen Hammond MP.