Stephanie Flanders – who starts her new job as the BBC’s economics editor on Tuesday – is due to give birth to her second child in June.
“It would have been much better for me if Evan Davis had stepped down in another two years,” she tells the Daily Mail. “But what do you do? Rule yourself out of a job you know you will be good at?
“I rather think that if things really hot up in economic terms, it will be difficult to stay away.”