Jeremy Lefroy

Patron

 A qualified chartered accountant, Jeremy has a background in manufacturing, international trade and agriculture. From 1989 to 2000, he and his family lived in Tanzania where he worked in the coffee industry.

Since returning to the UK, he has worked assisting smallholder farmers in East Africa. He believes in tackling poverty through enterprise and job creation and founded Equity for Africa (www.equityforafrica.org) which provides equity-type funding for small businesses.

Jeremy has served as a councillor and as cabinet member for resources in Newcastle-under-Lyme, and has been Member of Parliament for Stafford from 2010 to 2019.

In Parliament, Jeremy served on the International Development Select Committee and is also chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, and Tanzania.  Internationally, he chaired the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF.

He is married to Janet, a GP and university senior lecturer, and lives in Keele, Staffordshire. Outside his work, Jeremy has served on the Independent Monitoring Board of a Young Offenders Institution; assists a local church youth group and is a school governor and enjoys playing and writing music, football, cricket, badminton and hill walking in the little spare time he has.

See Also

Botagoz Hopkinson - President

Bota Hopkinson is a Chairwoman and Co-Founder of the Conservative Friends of Eurasia. She is a prominent member of the Conservative Party and a proud British of Kazakhstani origin. Bota was a Conservative candidate for the Westminster City Council in a local election 2018.

Lord Popat

Patron

Lord Popat is a Party Whip and a former member of Her Majesty’s Government as the Minister of the Crown with responsibilities for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Department for Transport. Back in 2013 he was the first Gujarati Minister to represent the Conservative Party on the Frontbenches in the House of Lords. 

Barbara Dingle

Patron

Barbara Dingle has been a Conservative Party Activist since the 80’s when she was Chairman of Worcester Young Conservatives.  Today, she is a member of the Executive of the Cities of London and Westminster Association.