Tariq Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon

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Not to be confused with Lord Ahmed of Rotherham.
The Right Honourable
The Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon[1]
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Member of the House of Lords
Incumbent
Assumed office
17 January 2011
Personal details
Born Tariq Mahmood Ahmad
(1968-04-03) 3 April 1968 (age 46)
London, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Occupation Businessman, Politician

Tariq Mahmood Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon (born 3 April 1968) is a British Pakistani businessman and a Conservative member of the House of Lords.[2]

In 1991, he entered Natwest's Graduate Management program, eventually working as Head of Marketing, Sponsorship and Branding.[3][4][5] In 2000, he went to work for AllianceBernstein.[3][4][5] In 2004, he joined Sucden Financial, where he serves on the Executive Committee and as Director of Marketing, Strategy and Research.[4][5] He is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services and a member of the Institute of Directors.[3][4]

From 1999 to 2008, he served as Vice-President of AMYA, a British Muslim youth organization.[6] From 2001 to 2006, he served as school governor of the Wimbledon Park Primary school.[6] He is a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

He joined the Conservative Party in 1994.[5] In 2002, he was elected as councillor in Wimbledon.[5] He contested Croydon North for the party in 2005. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Vice chairman of the Conservative Party.[5] On 13 January 2011 he was made a peer by Queen Elizabeth II and he formally joined the House of Lords on 17 January.[4][5][7] In the 2014 reshuffle he was promoted to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State.

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