Stephen Hammond is the current Member of Parliament for Wimbledon and was first elected in 2005. He has previously served in Government as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport (2012-14) and Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care (2018-19). In Opposition Stephen was a spokesman on Transport and 2010 - 2012 was PPS to SoS DCLG. He has chaired the influential APPG on Wholesale Financial Markets and the APPG on Infrastructure. Between 2015-2018 he sat on the Treasury Select Committee.
Stephen was born in Southampton, attended King Edward VI School and studied Economics at Queen Mary College, University of London. Before being elected to Parliament, Stephen had a successful career in finance, leading fund house management and working for major investment banks. He was appointed a Director of the Equities division of Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in 1994 before joining Commerzbank Securities four years later.
Stephen is married to Sally and lives in Wimbledon Park, with their daughter and three RSPCA rescue cats.