Allegra Stratton, 41, is a former political advisor, journalist and Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s former press secretary.
She studied archaeology and anthropology at Cambridge University.
Interestingly, Boris Johnson’s former press secretary started her career as a journalist.
Ms Stratton started working as a political editor on BBC Two’s Newsnight.
However, in 2015, Stratton left the BBC to join ITV News as a national editor.
The journalist presented ITV News and co-presented Peston on Sunday, ITV with Robert Peston until May 2018.
In April 2020, she left ITV News to become Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Director of Strategic Communications at the Treasury.
After that, she moved on to become Downing Street Press Secretary in October.
She said: “To all of you who lost loved ones, who endured intolerable loneliness and who struggled with your businesses – I am truly sorry and this afternoon I am offering my resignation to the Prime Minister.”
Allegra is married to political editor James Forsyth.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak was the best man at their wedding in 2011.