Greg Hands was appointed Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on 16 September 2021.

He was previously Minister of State for Trade Policy in the Department for International Trade (DIT) from 13 February 2020 to 15 September 2021 and Minister of State in the Department for International Trade from 2016 to 2018. He was elected the Conservative MP for Hammersmith and Fulham in 2005, and for Chelsea and Fulham in 2010.

Minister of State (Minister for Energy, Clean Growth and Climate Change)

Responsibilities include:

  • Net Zero Strategy
  • carbon budgets
  • low carbon generation
  • energy retail markets
  • oil and gas
  • security of supply
  • electricity and gas wholesale markets and networks
  • international energy, climate change and climate finance
  • energy security, including resilience
  • hydrogen
  • nuclear