Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak, born in May 1980, in Southampton, England, is a British politician who has been serving as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Leader of the Conservative Party since October 2022. He is recognized as the first British Asian to hold the office of Prime Minister.
Sunak’s political career includes serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) since 2015, succeeding William Hague. His rise in politics has been marked by key positions, including Chancellor of the Exchequer from February 2020 to July 2022 under Prime Minister Boris Johnson, where he played a significant role during the COVID-19 pandemic, introducing economic measures such as the Eat Out to Help Out scheme and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, where he received a Bachelor of Arts (BA), and later at Stanford University, where he earned an MBA, Sunak’s background also includes a career in finance before entering politics.
As Prime Minister, Sunak has faced various challenges, including managing the economic impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, addressing industrial disputes, and navigating the UK through the cost-of-living crisis. His tenure has also seen him deal with significant events such as the 2023 AI Safety Summit.