Nick Ramsay is the AM for Monmouth, Shadow Finance Minister in the Welsh Assembly and Conservative Chief Whip. He was born in 1975 and is originally from Cwmbran. He was educated at Croesyceiliog Comprehensive School and Durham University where he graduated in English and Philosophy. He later gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics from Cardiff University.
Nick was first elected to the Assembly in 2007, and was appointed Shadow Minister for Local Government until October 2008 when he was appointed Shadow Minister for Finance and Public Service Delivery. Following the election of Alun Cairns AM as the MP for the Vale of Glamorgan, Nick was appointed to the role of Chief Whip and Business Manager.
Before entering politics, Nick worked as a driving instructor in Monmouthshire and The Valleys from 1999 to 2001. He then served as county councillor for the ward of Mardy, which had previously been in Labour hands for over 20 years. Aside from politics, Nick is a keen follower of Welsh Rugby Union - his grandfather Jack Davies played for Pontypool Rugby Club in the 1950s.