George Hollingbery


George Hollingbery was Minister of State for Trade Policy at the Department for International Trade from 21 June 2018 to 25 July 2019.

Previously he served as the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary Private Secretary from July 2016 to June 2018. He served as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury) from May 2015 until July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Meon Valley in May 2010.


George was educated at Radley College, going onto to read human science from Lady Margaret’s Hall, Oxford. He gained an MBA from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


George served on the Speaker’s Advisory Committee on Works of Art and Local Government Committee.

Career before politics

George spent his career investing and starting up businesses. In 2005 he started a property investment business.

Personal life

George is married and has 3 children.  

Previous roles in government