Stephen O'BRIEN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1957-04-01
Education Sedbergh (music scholar), Emmanuel Coll Cambridge (MA), Coll of Law Chester
Publications N/A
Recreations music, fell-walking
Clubs Winsford Constitutional & Conservative, Cheshire Pitt
Style The Rt Hon Stephen O'Brien, MP
Career slr Freshfields 1981-88, dir and gp sec Redland plc 1988-98, int business conslt 1998-; MP (Cons) Eddisbury 1999- (by-election); PPS to Rt Hon Earl of Ancram, DL, QC, MP 2000-01, oppn whip 2001-02, shadow min for the Treasy 2002-03, shadow sec of state for industry 2003-05, shadow min for skills and higher educn 2005, shadow min for health and social care 2005-10, Parly under-sec of state Dept for Int Devpt 2010-12, PM's envoy and UK special rep to the Sahel 2012-; memb: Educn Select Ctee 1999-2001, Environment, Food and Rural Affrs Select Ctee 2001; sec Cons Pty Backbench Ctee on Trade and Industry 1999-2001, sec Cons Pty Backbench Ctee on NI 1999-2001, actg dir Cons Pty Ldr's Office 2001; chm All Pty Parly Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Gp; memb: Br-American Gp 1999-, Int Parly Union 1999-, Cwlth Parly Assoc 1999-; assoc memb Br-Irish Inter-Parly Body 2000-10; Parly advsr: ICSA 2000-10, Manufacturing Technols Assoc 2005-10; global advocate Roll Back Malaria Partnership/WHO; Cons Pty: special advsr (construction sector) Cons Business Liaison Unit 1998-2001, chm Chichester Cons Assoc 1998-99 (hon vice-chm 1999-), memb Nat Membership Ctee 1999-2001, Parly rep Westminster Candidates Assoc 2000-01 (memb Exec Ctee 1998-99); UK Building Materials Prodrs (BMP) 1995-99 (memb Ctee of Mgmnt, memb President's Strategy Ctee and chm Public and Parly Affrs Ctee), CBI 1995-98 (memb SE Regnl Cncl, memb Int Investment Panel); non-exec dir Univ of Cambridge Careers Serv Syndicate 1992-99; bd tstee Innovative Vector Control Consortium 2008-10; memb Cncl Scot Business in the Community 1995-98; dir City of London Sinfonia 2001-; tstee Reigate Priory Museum 1992-98, bd tstee and vice-chm Liverpool Sch of Tropical Medicine 2006-10 and 2013-, non-exec dir Small Business Research Tst 2006-08; chm Malaria Consortium 2006-10, global advocate Roll Back Malaria 2013; nominated Channel 4 Political Award for Campaigning Politician 2008, nominated ePolitix Int Politician of the Year 2008, e-Politix Unsung Hero of the Year Award 2009; memb Law Soc; FCIS 1997
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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