Lord Nathaniel Wei of Shoreditch is the most senior and longest-serving politician of ethnic Chinese origin in Europe. He started out as a McKinsey & Company consultant specialising in technology, before shifting into venture capital, social enterprise, and more recently policy development.
As a former international strategy consultant and executive with venture capital experience, Lord Wei has co-founded a succession of successful businesses and non-profits. He is a technology expert, social innovator and adviser to foundations, family offices and institutions on how to make a scalable impact, particularly on harnessing the potential of future generations. He co-founded the Shaftesbury Partnership, and Teach First (an initiative that changed how the UK recruits teaching staff), and founded Future Leaders, Maker Life and other social initiatives.
Lord Wei currently sits on the advisory boards of a number of companies, ranging from tech, to property and investment. Determined to make an even more significant impact in his community, country, and the rest of the world, Lord Wei continues to be involved in different fields, particularly technology, to be a catalyst of influential positive change.