Lord Jim Knight

Lord Jim Knight

Member of House of Lords, tech entrepreneur, digital policy specialist & former schools minister

Jim Knight works in education, digital technology and as a legislator.

He is a director of Suklaa Ltd, providing advice services to UK and international clients working in education. Jim also regularly speaks and facilitates events for a range of clients, adding to Suklaa’s expertise in creating engaged education communities.

Jim is a founder of xRapid, an AI diagnostic business. He is the Chair of E-Act Multi Academy Trust, the Digital Poverty Alliance and CAST. He is a board member of Century-Tech, MACAT International and GoBubble and sits on the advisory bodies for Nord Anglia, and BETT.

As a UK government minister and MP, Jim’s portfolios included rural affairs, schools, digital and employment. He was a member of Gordon Brown’s Cabinet 2009-2010, before joining the Lords after the 2010 General Election.