The Legatum Institute’s Business Forum will host a conversation with George Freeman, Chair of the Prime Minister's Policy Board and MP for Mid Norfolk.

He will discuss the crucial role of the ‘innovation economy’ in post-Brexit Britain.


  • George Freeman, Chair of the Prime Minister's Policy Board; MP for Mid Norfolk


  • Giles Dilnot, Director of Communications, Legatum Institute


George Freeman is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mid Norfolk. He was first elected at the 2010 general election, replacing the constituency's previous incumbent, Keith Simpson, who had decided to contest the neighbouring Broadland constituency instead. 

In July 2014 he was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Life Sciences, but after the closure of this office upon Theresa May's appointment as Prime Minister in 2016 he left the government. Freeman was appointed chair of the Prime Minister's Policy Board in July 2016.

He is a founder of 2020 Conservatives group and a member of Bright Blue's advisory board.