Gillian Keegan is a British politician serving as Secretary of State for Education. A member of the Conservative Party, she previously served as Minister of State for Care and Mental Health from 2021 to 2022 and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Africa in 2022.
She has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Chichester since 2017.
Keegan grew up in Huyton, Merseyside. She studied at Liverpool John Moores University and London Business School.
She held senior positions in various business sectors, including as chief marketing officer for Travelport.
Keegan was a councillor on Chichester District Council from 2014 to 2018. She was elected to Parliament for Chichester at the 2017 general election.
She was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills in February 2020 during the second Johnson ministry. In the 2021 cabinet reshuffle she was promoted to Minister of State for Care and Mental Health.
In 2022, she was appointed Secretary of State for Education by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.
Gillian Keegan Husband: Who is Michael Keegan?
Gillian Keegan’s partner, Michael, 60, is a Cabinet Office mandarin responsible for government relationships with suppliers — but also holds a board role with Enterprise International.
Other details about Michael Keegan personal life is not mentioned to the public.