Between the years 2020 and 2022, Rishi Sunak served as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Prior to that, he had served as Chief Secretary of the Treasury from 2019 to 2020.
Since 2015, he has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Richmond (Yorks) for the Conservative Party.
With a combined wealth of £730 million, Sunak Murty and his wife Akshata Murty are the 222nd richest people in the United Kingdom.
In 2018, Theresa May appointed Sunak to the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government in her second government.
After Sajid Javid resigned from his position as Chancellor of the Exchequer in February of 2020, he was appointed to fill the vacancy.
Sunak played a significant role in the government’s financial response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it had on the economy, including the Coronavirus Job Retention and Eat Out to Help Out programs.
On July 5, 2022, he submitted his resignation letter as chancellor, citing his disagreements with Boris Johnson’s economic policy as the reason for his resignation.
Sunak was born on May 12th, 1980 in Southampton to an Indian father and a British Indian mother. His mother was of British Indian descent.
He received an MBA from Stanford University after completing his studies at Lincoln College and Oxford University. Between the years 2001 and 2004, Sunak held the position of an analyst at Goldman Sachs.
After that, he found employment at the firm that manages hedge funds known as Children’s Investment Fund Management, where he eventually became a partner in September of 2006.
In 2009, he became a member of Theleme Partners, which at the time had 700 million dollars in assets under management.