MP for Richmond (Yorkshire)
Rishi Sunak is the Member of Parliament for Richmond (Yorkshire). He was elected in 2015 and has the privilege of representing both the Army’s largest garrison, Catterick Garrison, and also RAF Leeming. Before entering Parliament, Rishi spent his professional career in business and finance, living and working internationally. He co‑founded an investment firm, working with companies from California to Bangalore. He then used that experience to help small and entrepreneurial British companies grow successfully. Rishi holds a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University where he studied for his MBA. He is the author of A Portrait of Modern Britain (Policy Exchange, 2014), The Free Ports Opportunity (Centre for Policy Studies, 2016) and A New Era for Retail Bonds (Centre for Policy Studies, 2017).
Related Posts & Publications
by Rishi Sunak | Jun 16, 2014Imagine a Conservative Party that represents the majority of a nation’s ethnic minorities, winning in all the most diverse, large cities and enjoying record levels of support from immigrants. Impossible? The proposition may sound far-fetched, but this is the reality...
by Rishi Sunak | May 6, 2014The editor of this very website said it best: “it would be ignorant, patronising and inaccurate to treat” ethnic minorities as a “single, undifferentiated lump”. The Conservative Party has a golden opportunity to broaden its appeal by understanding the significant...
by Rishi Sunak | May 6, 2014People from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds are already a major part of Britain’s fabric, and are likely to make up almost a third of the population by 2050. But in spite of repeated references, the mythical “ethnic minority community” simply...
@SkyNews "As we document in the Policy Exchange report, you only have to look at Russia's actions in the Crimea to see how hostile states could target this infrastructure" says Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak MP now on @SkyNews talking about the risks to undersea cables from "targeted sabotage" as well as accidental damage
@BBCNews "We make a number of recommendations in the Policy Exchange report [on keeping these cables safe]" says Rishi Sunak MP, including updating international law, more 'dark cables' and investing in the Navy
@BBCNews "Unconventional warfare is not using typical state actors - as we saw in the Crimea... You could imagine this happening with forces disguised as fishing vessels" says Rishi Sunak
@BBCNews "The danger from accidental damage is also a risk - take Taiwan a few years ago where an earthquake disrupted 80% of communications and regional currency markets" says Rishi Sunak