Stephen Hammond was born in Southampton, attended King Edward VI School and afterwards London University where he studied Economics. He had a successful career in finance, leading fund house management and working for major investment banks.
Stephen has been married to Sally since 1991 and they live in Wimbledon Park, with their daughter, Alice, along with their three RSPCA rescue cats, Cleo, Bertie and Boots.
In 2005, Stephen was elected as the Member of Parliament for Wimbledon and was honoured to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Wimbledon in 2010, 2015 and 2017.
He served as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport (2012-14) and a Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care (2018-19).