Sam Gyimah was elected as Conservative MP for East Surrey on May 6th 2010 with a majority of 16,874.
Sam was born in Beaconsfield (10th August 1976) and was educated at Achimota Secondary School, Ghana, and Freman College, Hertfordshire. Sam earned a place at Somerville College, Oxford to read Philosophy, Politics and Economics; whilst there, he was elected President of the Oxford Union.
Sam started his career at Goldman Sachs. He left in 2003, after which he was involved in developing a couple of small businesses in the training, employment and internet sectors; in 2005, he was voted CBI Entrepreneur of the Future.
Sam was Chairman of the Bow Group, Think Tank, and edited From the Ashes.... - an anthology of essays on the Future of the Conservative Party - and has been a local Association Officer.
He has served as School Governor of an Inner London School, on the Board of a Housing Association and on the Development Board of Somerville College. He has been a volunteer and fundraiser for Crisis and Down Syndrome Association.
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