Lord Nash was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System from 14 June 2017 until 28 September 2017. Lord Nash also served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools from January 2013 to June 2017.
Lord Nash worked in venture capital for 30 years, before deciding to work in education.
In 2006 he set up Future, a charity designed to support young people by working with other small charities and sponsoring academies, including Pimlico Academy and Millbank Primary Academy.
He was a non-executive board member at the Department for Education for over 2 years before being appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Schools.