Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom and Chairman, MBCC

Grogan is a British politician, who served as the Member of Parliament between 1997 and 2010. He is currently Chair of the Mongolian-British Chamber of Commerce (MBCC). He graduated from Leeds and Oxford University. He worked as a communications coordinator with the Leeds City Council from 1987 to 1994 before setting up his own conference business from 1996–97. He worked for the Labour Party in various capacities in both Leeds and Wolverhampton. He also acted as the Labour Party press officer in the European Parliament at Brussels in 1995. During his time in parliament, Grogan served as a member of the Northern Ireland Select Committee from 1997 until 2001, and then again from 2005 until 2010. He was also the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups on the BBC, Beer and Mongolia. In 2006, Grogan confirmed he would not contest the next general election after boundary changes were made to his Selby Constituency. In 2013, Grogan was selected as the Labour candidate for Keighley for the 2015 general election.  He is the honorary president of the University of York Labour Club. He is a member of the Fabian Society and the Institute for Public Policy Research.