Dame Andrea Leadsom DBE MP
Rt Hon. Dame Andrea Leadsom DBE has been the Conservative MP for South Northamptonshire since 2010, prior to which she worked in the banking and finance industry for 25 years, most recently as head of corporate governance and senior investment officer at Invesco Perpetual, one of the UK’s largest retail fund managers. Between 2014 and 2020, Andrea served in government as Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Leader of the House of Commons and Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
She is currently serving as the government’s Early Years Healthy Development Adviser, chairing the cross-Whitehall Start for Life Unit to implement policies around the first 1,001 days of life.