Carrie Symonds Biography – Carrie Symonds Wiki
Carrie Symonds is the girlfriend of Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson, and former Conservative Party PR expert.
After several jobs in public affairs, in December 2011 Symonds got a job working on Johnson’s successful 2012 London Mayor re-election campaign.
After that Symonds worked in communications for the Conservative Party, first as head of broadcast and then as a political press advisor.
In June 2017, she became the party’s director of communications, aged just 29. In 2018, Symonds was named the 2nd most influential person in UK political communications by PR Week.
Symonds left the Conservative Party in 2018 to head-up Bloomberg’s eco-initiative Vibrant Oceans. According to Bloomberg, Vibrant Oceans partners with coastal communities, nonprofit organizations, local and national governments, policymakers, and academic groups to advance evidence-based conservation practices and implement data-driven fisheries management policies around the world.
Carrie Symonds Age
She is 31 years old.
Carrie Symonds Parents
Carrie Symonds’ parents are Matthew Symonds, founder of The Independent newspaper, and Josephine McAffee, one of the paper’s lawyers.
Carrie Symonds Family
Symonds is the daughter of Matthew Symonds and Josephine McAffee.
Carrie Symonds Education – Carrie Symonds University
Symonds attended Godolphin and Latymer school, a prestigious secondary school in west London between 1999 and 2006. She went on to read theatre studies and history of art at the University of Warwick, graduating with a first-class degree in 2009.
Who is Boris Johnson’s Girlfriend – Carrie Symonds Husband
Carrie Symonds is the girlfriend of Boris Johnson. Johnson and Symonds’ relationship was confirmed on June 20, 2019, when police were called to a quarrel at Symonds’ apartment in Camberwell, south London.
According to the Guardian, when police turned up Johnson was present, and a neighbor told the Guardian they had heard a woman screaming followed by “slamming and banging.” The neighbor said Symonds could be heard telling Johnson to “get off me” and “get out of my flat.”
Boris and his long-suffering wife Marina Wheeler announced their divorce on September 7, 2018, after news of his affair emerged.
The pair said in a joint statement that they separated “several months ago” and were in the process of getting a divorce after 25 years of marriage. In the statement they suggested their split was amicable, saying that “as friends we will continue to support our four children in the years ahead”.
Carrie Symonds Sexual Assault
Symonds was thrust into the media spotlight in July 2007 when she almost became a victim of serial black cab rapist John Worboys. She was 19 at the time when Worboys picked her up in his taxi from London’s King’s Road after she had been clubbing. In an interview with The Telegraph Symonds told how Worboys convinced her he had won money at the casino gave her champagne. “I felt indebted to him because he had given me a cheap lift home,” she said. “But when I got the glass I secretly poured it on to the floor as I was worried it might be spiked.”
Luckily Symonds was able to leave the cab and made it to her front door. “I played the age card and told him I was very young, only 19, and needed to go home.” In 2009 Worboys was convicted off sexually assaulting 12 women.