Baron Nat Wei is a current Member of the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, where he is both the youngest and the only Chinese member. In addition, Lord Wei of Shoreditch was founding chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for East Asian Business and founding co-chair of the Conservative Friends of the Chinese.
He is a Vice-Chair or the All-Party Parliament China Group Chairing the Hong Kong Group. Lord Wei works on strengthening economic and other ties between the UK and Asia, as well as British Chinese diaspora. Prior to this, Lord Wei advised Her Majesty’s Government on social policy, working with Prime Minister David Cameron.
Lord Wei holds numerous board and advisory positions straddling real estate, technology investment, education, and wealth management. He is a social innovator and advisor to foundations, family offices, and institutions on how to make scalable impact and particularly on harnessing the potential of future generations, having founded the Shaftesbury Partnership, Teach First, Future Leaders, Maker Life, and many other social initiatives. His real estate interests include advising in commercial real estate refurbishment and development as well as in the use of meanwhile projects to make better use of empty land and buildings, such as through the Bristol Housing Festival launched in October 2018.
He has been a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and advisor to a number of different city Mayors and leaders globally.