Justine Greening

MP & Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities

Biography

The Rt Hon Justine Greening, MP for Putney, Roehampton and Southfields is the Secretary of State for Transport.

Born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Justine attended her local comprehensive school before studying economics at Southampton University. She has an MBA from the London Business School and was a Finance Manager at Centrica plc before being elected as the Member of Parliament in May 2005.

Following her election Justine was appointed as a Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party, with responsibility for youth. As well as previously being a member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, in 2007 Justine became a Shadow Treasury Minister and in January 2009 became the Shadow Minister for London.

Justine was Economic Secretary to the Treasury from May 2010 to October 2011.

Justine is also a school governor at Hotham Primary School in Putney.

Related speakers

Professor Sir Richard Jolly thumbnail

Professor Sir Richard Jolly

Chairman, UN Association of the UK

Rory Cellan-Jones

Journalist, BBC News

David Picton

Chief Sustainability Officer, Carillion PLC

Sir Peter Wall

CEO Amicus, and formerly Head of the British Army

David Dein

Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association

Patrick Drake

Co-founder & Head Chef, Hello Fresh