IGF 2023 High-Level Track



Mr. John Whittingdale

Minister for Data and Digital Infrastructure, United Kingdom

Sir John Whittingdale was appointed Minister of State jointly in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology on 9 May 2023 while Julia Lopez is on maternity leave. He was previously appointed a Minister of State for Media and Data in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on 14 February 2020.

He previously served as Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from May 2015 until 14 July 2016. He was elected Conservative MP for Maldon in 1992.