Matt Hancock

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Department of Health of the United Kingdom

Degrees, Oxford and Cambridge Universities. Formerly: worked for family business, as an economist at the Bank of England, and as Chief of Staff to the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. 2010, Member of Parliament for West Suffolk; served as a backbencher on the Public Accounts Committee and the Standards & Privileges Committee. September 2012, entered government and has served in a number of ministerial roles, including for skills and business, and as Paymaster General; oversaw the expansion of apprenticeships, and championed the digital transformation of government. 2016-18, Minister of State for Digital, responsible for broadband, broadcasting, creative industries, cyber and the tech industry. January 2018, appointed Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. First Member of Parliament in modern times to win a horse race, having raced to victory at the Newmarket July Course in August 2012. Avid cricketer, playing for the Lords & Commons Cricket team. Once played the most northerly game of cricket on record and succumbed to frostbite en route to the Pole; yet retains all fingers.