Ranil Jayawardena

Ranil Malcolm Jayawardena[2] (born 3 September 1986) is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Hampshire since May 2015 and the Minister for International Trade since May 2020.[3] Born in London, England, he moved to Hampshire before starting school. His education was at his local comprehensive in North East Hampshire, Robert May's School, followed by Alton College. Jayawardena graduated from the London School of Economics and worked for Lloyds Banking Group, rising to become a senior manager.

Ranil Jayawardena

Jayawardena in 2020
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State International Trade
Assumed office
5 May 2020
Prime MinisterBoris Johnson
Preceded byConor Burns
Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party
In office
13 February 2020  5 May 2020
LeaderBoris Johnson
Preceded byPaul Scully
Succeeded byLee Rowley
Member of Parliament
for North East Hampshire
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded byJames Arbuthnot
Majority20,211 (34.1%)[1]
Councillor of the Borough of
Basingstoke and Deane
In office
5 May 2008  11 May 2015
Personal details
Born (1986-09-03) 3 September 1986 (age 35)
London, England
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Alison Lyn Jayawardena
(m. 2011)
Children2
Alma materLondon School of Economics
WebsiteOfficial website