Jim Knight is Chief Education Adviser at TES Global. In his previous role at the company he was the Managing Director of Online Learning, where he started what has become the TES Institute. He is a member of the House of Lords and a visiting Professor at the London Knowledge Lab of the Institute of Education. As a minister his portfolios included rural affairs, schools, digital and employment. He attended weekly Cabinet in 2009-2010, before joining the Lords after the 2010 General Election. Jim is also involved in developing malaria diagnosis using smartphones. He is chair of the Tinder Foundation.