Nirj Deva, MEP
Born 1948 in Sri Lanka, Mr Deva is a member of the Conservative and Unionist Party. He has earned a Bachelor of Technology, Honours Degree in Aeronautical Engineering and was also a Research Fellow at the University of Loughborough.
Mr Deva is a graduate of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He has previously served as political advisor to the Home Secretary, editor of Crossbow Magazine, and was a Member of Parliament for Brentwood & Isleworth between 1992-1997.
As a Member of the European Parliament, he has served as Chairman of the Committee of the Deregulation of the European Air Transport, as well as Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Greater London. Mr Deva is also the author of numerous pamphlets and a book to be published in the future, "The Wealth of Nations: Part II - the state we should be in."
Member Development and Co-operation Committee, Substitute Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism Committee, Member ASEAN, South-east Asia and Republic of Korea Delegation.