Log In

Richard Andrew Ryder Edit Profile

Government official

Richard Andrew Ryder, government official.


Ryder, Richard Andrew was born on February 4, 1949. Son of Richard Stephen and Margaret (MacKenzie) Ryder.


Student, Radley College. Student, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Bachelor in History with honors, Cambridge University, 1971.


Political secretary to opposition leader Government of United Kingdom, 1975-1979, political secretary to prime minister, 1979-1981. Member of Parliament Mid Norfolk, 1983-1997. Parliamentary private secretary to finance secretary to treasury Government of United Kingdom, 1984, parliamentary private secretary to secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs, 1984-1986, assistant government whip, 1986-1988, parliamentary under-secretary of state, ministry agriculture, fisheries and food, 1988-1989, economic secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury, 1989-1990, paymaster general, 1990, parliamentary secretary to Her Majesty's Treasury, 1990-1995, government chief whip, 1990-1995.

Partner M. Ryder and Sons. Journalist

Chairman Consultant Foreign and Commonwealth Council, 1984-1989, Eastern Counties Radio, since 1997.


Married Caroline Ryder, 1981. 2 children (1 deceased).

Richard Stephen Ryder

Margaret (MacKenzie) Ryder

Caroline Ryder