People

Honoray Senior Patron & Founder
Baron Howe of Aberavon was Margaret Thatcher's longest-serving Cabinet minister, successively holding the posts of Chancellor of the Exchequer, Foreign Secretary, and finally Leader of the House of Commons and Deputy Prime Minister.A pupil of the...
President
The Rt Hon Lord Tebbit of Chingford  was elected MP for Epping in 1970 and then for Chingford in February 1974.As close and loyal friend of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, he served in the Cabinet from 1981 to 1987 as Secretary of...
Senior Patron
Former Bow Group chairman Baron Lamont of Lerwick was Conservative MP for Kingston-upon-Thames, although he is perhaps best known for his period serving as Chancellor of the Exchequer, from 1990 until 1993, during which time he famously declared, "...
Senior Patron
John O'Sullivan, CBE is a British conservative political commentator and journalist. During the 1980s, he was a senior policywriter and speechwriter in 10 Downing Street for Margaret Thatcherwhen she was British prime minister and remained close to...
Senior Patron
Roger Scruton is one of the world's leading conservative philosophers. He has written over thirty books, including Art and Imagination (1974), The Meaning of Conservatism (1980), Sexual Desire (1986), The Philosopher on Dover Beach (1990), The...
Senior Patron
William "Bill" Cash has been a Conservative Member of Parliament since 1984 and has represented the Stone constituency since 1997. Bill was born in London on 10 May 1940 and grew up in Sheffield. He was educated at Stonyhurst College and...
Senior Patron
Ann Noreen Widdecombe, PC DSG is a former British Conservative Party politician. She is a Privy Councillor and was the Member of Parliament for Maidstone from 1987 to 1997 and for Maidstone and The Weald from 1997 to 2010. She is social...
Senior Patron
Niranjan Joseph De Silva Deva Aditya, FRSA, DL (born 11 May 1948), commonly known as Nirj Deva, is a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been a Member of the European Parliament representing South East England since 1999...
Senior Patron
Dr David Starkey is one of the United Kingdom's most celebrated constitutional historians and academics. He has published over 20 books, and as a historian and conservative commentator Dr Starkey regularly appears in national and international...
Senior Patron
John Redwood MP was a trusted confidant of Baroness Thatcher and later became her Chief Policy Advisor at Number 10. He has been Member of Parliament for Wokingham since 1987, having also served as Minister for Corporate Affairs (1989 -1992);...
Chairman & Conservative Research Fellow
Ben Harris-Quinney has been involved in politics and international relations for a decade, having worked on foreign policy in both the UK and European Parliaments. He has also advised the US, Spanish and Chilean governments on security and foreign...
Secretary & Justice Research Fellow
 As the the Bow Group Secretary, Ben oversees the administration of the Group and the organisation of debates and receptions in Parliament.
Treasurer
Atula Abeysekera has 25 years’ corporate governance and risk management experience. He is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in setting up and running internal audit and enterprise risk management functions. His career has included...
Office Manager & Economics Research Fellow
Jack is a graduate of Durham University and President of the Durham debating Union. He runs the Bow Group office and deals with all day to day affairs of the group. In addition Jack serves as the Group's Economics Research Fellow.
Online Editor & Environment Research Fellow
Graham Godwin-Pearson has served on the Bow Group Council since 2010 and is the Research Fellow for Sustainability and Environmental Policy. He has been involved in politics since 2001 and is a past chairman of Bristol West Conservatives. Graham is...
Senior & Health Research Fellow
Dr Jon Robert Stanley is the Bow Group's Senior Research Fellow, focussing on health. He has been involved in the Bow Group for three years publishing a variety of papers on health and social care. Having practiced as a medical doctor Jon also is...
Culture Research Fellow
David Sergeant graduated from Durham University in 2016. During his studies he campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, playing an active part in Students for Britain and Co-chairing his constituency Vote Leave team. He has interned with...
International Affairs Research Fellow
Clement Julhia is a graduate of McGill University with a degree in Political Science and economics. He has a special focus on international relations, political ideology and European as well as Middle-Eastern politics. He is a French citizen who...
Co-Director of Generation Conservative
Sophia Bryant is a member of the Bow Group and a student of Politics at the University of Warwick. She has been awarded the Wilfred Harrison Memorial prize for academic achievement and contribution in 2016. She currently holds a position...
Co-Director of Generation Conservative
Charlotte Chase is a member of the Bow Group and reads Politics at the University of Exter.In addition to contributing through written publications, Charlotte has also participated in media apperances on behalf of the Group, discussing the...
Ex-Officio Officer
Brian Cattell has been active in Conservative politics for over ten years, during which time he has served as a Parliamentary Candidate and a councillor in the London Borough of Camden. Outside of politics, he has been an entrepreneur, setting up...