David Willetts is Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation, a Visiting Professor at King's College London, Governor of the Ditchley Foundation, Chair of the British Science Association and a member of the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
He was Minister for Universities and Science, attending Cabinet, from 2010-2014. He was the Member of Parliament for Havant from 1992-2015. Before that, David worked at HM Treasury and the Number 10 Policy Unit. He also served as Paymaster General in the last Conservative Government. In October 2015 David became a member of the House of Lords.
David has written widely on economic and social policy. His most recent book 'The Pinch' was published by Atlantic Books in 2010.