Stephen Hammond is the Member of Parliament for Wimbledon and was first elected in 2005. He previously served in Government as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport (2012-14) and Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care (2018-19). In Opposition, Stephen was a spokesman on Transport and was PPS to SoS DCLG. He also has chaired the influential APPG on Wholesale Financial Markets and the APPG on Infrastructure. Between 2015-2018 he was a member on the Treasury Select Committee.
Stephen was born in Southampton, attended King Edward VI School and studied Economics at Queen Mary College, University of London. Before being elected to Parliament, Stephen had a successful career in finance, leading fund house management and working for major investment banks. He was appointed a Director of the Equities division of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in 1994 before joining Commerzbank Securities four years later.
Stephen is married to Sally and lives in Wimbledon Park, with their daughter and three RSPCA rescue cats.