Holmes Noble Sponsor the IoD West Midlands Lunch with The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP
Holmes Noble are delighted to be the main sponsor for the IOD West Midlands lunch with The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP. We look forward to welcoming our clients and other leaders from the region to share what will be an interesting and insightful lunch.
Date & time: 14 Sep 2018 12:30 – 14:30
Location: Himley Hall, Dudley
Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson CBE MP
Secretary of State for Defence
Member of Parliament for South Staffordshire
Gavin was born in Scarborough on 25th June 1976. He went to Raincliffe Comprehensive School and Scarborough Sixth Form College. He gained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Bradford.
After graduation, Gavin began a career in manufacturing, successfully turning around a struggling pottery in Staffordshire. He then became the Managing Director of an architectural design firm which has been involved in the design of many schools, public sector and commercial buildings.
In 2010, Gavin ran for and was successful in winning the parliamentary seat of South Staffordshire. Since entering Parliament in May 2010, Gavin has become a member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee and Chairman of the All Party Group on Motor Neurone Disease. He was also elected to the Executive of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and spent three years as co-chairman of the Parliamentary Group on Design, because of his interest in the manufacturing and design sector.
In August 2016, as part of David Cameron’s Resignation Honours, Gavin was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for political and public service and from July 2016 – November 2017, Gavin was appointed Chief Whip.
In November 2017, Gavin was appointed Defence Secretary.