Sam Gyimah is the Minister for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation. Previously, he has been the Minister for Prisons & Probation, Minister for Childcare, the Minister for the Constitution, a Government Whip, and Parliamentary Private Secretary to former Prime Minister David Cameron. Gyimah is the MP for East Surrey and had been the Member of Parliament for the past 8 years. First elected in 2010, he was returned to the House of Commons in 2015 with an increased majority. Prior to entering Parliament, Gyimah worked in banking and as an entrepreneur developing businesses in the training, recruitment and internet sectors, winning CBI entrepreneur of the future in 2005. He has served as governor of an inner London school and is a Vice-President of Young Epilepsy in Lingfield.