Mary Elizabeth Truss, 46, is a British politician who’s been a Conservative Party member since ’96, when she was 20. She’s served in cabinet positions under Prime Ministers David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson. She began serving as Foreign Secretary last year, and Minister for Women and Equalities in ’19.

Two days ago (7.10.22) Truss announced her intention to run in the Conservative Party leadership election, and thereby, if elected, succeed Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister. Her stated influences are Margret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan and the former chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson.