Lord Jim Knight is the Chief Education and External Officer at TES Global Ltd, where he is responsible for Tes Institute and external relations.
Jim is also a founder of XRapid, enabling diagnosis of malaria and asbestos fibres using iPhones.
As a UK government minister his portfolios included rural affairs, schools, digital and employment.
He was a member of Gordon Brown’s Cabinet 2009-2010, before joining the Lords after the 2010 General Election.
He is also a visiting Professor at the Knowledge Lab of the UCL Institute of Education.
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
former correspondent for Bloomberg News TV and bureau-chief for CTV Canada in Moscow
The World Bank Group
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