Nat Wei

Non Exec Director

Nat Wei is a graduate from Jesus College, Oxford. He is a social entrepreneur with an avid interest in social reform and was founder, The Shaftesbury Partnership; founding member, TeachFirst; and founder, Maker Wharf. He is a former fellow of the Young Foundation and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

He has served as a Government Advisor and was the first British-born person of Chinese origin to have become a member of the House of Lords. He started out as a McKinsey & Company consultant specialising in technology, particularly mobile, before shifting into venture capital, social enterprise, and more recently policy development.

He has served as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for East Asian Business, Vice-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary China Group and treasurer of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Trade and Investment to promote better trade and political and cultural links between the UK and East Asia. Currently, he is a member of the House of Lords EU Internal Affairs Committee and Chair of the Conservative Friends of the Chinese.