in economic history at the University of Cambridge. He worked as an investment banker before entering politics. Kwarteng's political career began in 2010 when he was elected as the Member of Parliament for Spelthorne. Known for his right-wing views and euroscepticism, he has held various roles within the Conservative Party, including serving as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the House of Lords. Throughout his career, Kwarteng has been a vocal advocate for free markets and deregulation, advocating for lower taxes and limited government intervention in the economy. He has also expressed support for Brexit and has been critical of the European Union. In 2020, Kwarteng was appointed as the Minister for Business, Energy, and Clean Growth in the British government. In this role, he has been responsible for overseeing policies related to business, energy, and climate change. Kwarteng has authored several books, including "Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World" and "Thatcher's Trial: Six Months That Defined a Leader. ". He is considered a rising star within the Conservative Party and has been touted as a potential future leader.