Who is Liz Truss? Know Education Background Details and Professional Career

Vishakha Singh

Vishakha Singh

Liz Truss went to Oxford University to study philosophy, politics, and economics and was also the president of the Oxford University Liberal Democrats.

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Liz Truss is assigned as the new prime minister of the UK. The two candidates contesting to replace Boris Johnson as the leader of the Conservative Party and the British Prime Minister are Indian-origin former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.

The race to replace Boris Johnson came to an end with Liz Truss defeating Rishi Sunak with 81,326 votes to 60,399 among party members. Two candidates contesting against each other for the position were Indian-origin former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.

Thank you for putting your trust in me to lead and deliver for our great country.

I will take bold action to get all of us through these tough times, grow our economy, and unleash the United Kingdom’s potential. 

Here are Liz Tuss’s educational and other background details:

Name: Mary Elizabeth Truss

Date Of Birth: 26 July 1975

Place of Birth: Oxford, England

Age (As of 2022): 47

Education: Graduate from Oxford University

Marital Status: Marries

Spouse: Hugh O’Leary

Kids: Two daughters Liberty Frances

Nationality: British

Profession: Accountant and Politician

Special Achievements: First Female Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor in Theresa May’s first ministry

Net Worth: £8.4million, according to Money Transfer

Current News: Contesting election as the leader of the Conservative Party.

Who is Liz Truss?

Liz Truss, full name is Mary Elizabeth Truss. The British Politician is serving as Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs since 2021 along with being Minister for Women and Equalities since 2019. She has been a Member of Parliament for South West Norfolk since 2010 and served in various cabinet positions under Prime Ministers David Cameron, Theresa May, and Boris Johnson. 

Early Life

The British politician Liz Truss was born on 26 July 1975 in Oxford, England. Her father John Kenneth was a well-known professor of pure mathematics at the University of Leeds, whereas her mother was a nurse, teacher, and part of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. 

 Truss attended West Primary School, Paisley Renfrewshire, and later Roundhay School for higher studies. For further education, she spent a year in Canada and praised its coherent curriculum and Canadian curriculum which added to her personal growth. In 1996, Elizabeth got her graduation degree from Oxford.