Tariq Mahmood Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon
|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.|
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.
In 1991, he entered Natwest's Graduate Management program, eventually working as Head of Marketing, Sponsorship and Branding. In 2000, he went to work for AllianceBernstein. In 2004, he joined Sucden Financial, where he serves on the Executive Committee and as Director of Marketing, Strategy and Research. He is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services and a member of the Institute of Directors.
From 1999 to 2008, he served as Vice-President of AMYA, a British youth organization. From 2001 to 2006, he served as school governor of the Wimbledon Park Primary school. He is a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
He joined the Conservative Party in 1994. In 2002, he was elected as councillor in Wimbledon. He contestedCroydon North for the party in 2005. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Vice chairman of the Conservative Party. On 13 January 2011 he was made a peer by Queen Elizabeth II and he formally joined the House of Lords on 17 January. In the 2014 reshuffle he was promoted to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State.