Jeremy Browne was appointed Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 14 May 2010.
He has been the Member of Parliament for Taunton Deane since May 2005.
He has held various positions in the Liberal Democrat party, including as spokesman on Foreign Affairs and most recently as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury. He has also been a member of the cross-party Home Affairs Committee.
Jeremy grew up in many different countries including Iran and Zimbabwe. He studied politics at Nottingham University and has worked in the private sector in finance and global communications.
He relaxes by watching Somerset play cricket at the County Ground and suffers the regular frustrations of being a Queens Park Rangers supporter.