Nicholas William Peter Clegg is a British politician who has served in several posts in the UK government including Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Lord President of the Council, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Member of Parliament. He has also served as a Member of the European Parliament.
Clegg attended the University of Cambridge, the University of Minnesota as well as the College of Europe. He is fluent in five European languages and has held many jobs, including ski instructor and award-winning journalist at the Financial Times.
Clegg has been a contributor to many books and pamphlets on politics.