Our Team

Hawthorn Advisors was founded to help institutions and individuals to navigate complexity and risk, building a senior team of diverse backgrounds and common expertise in advising at the highest levels of the corporate and political worlds.

We unite this experience with high potential graduates from the world’s top universities to provide clients with the diversity of perspective that is required to devise truly impactful communication strategies.

 

 
John Evans  Founder & CEO

John Evans
Founder & CEO

Ben Elliot  Co-Founder

Ben Elliot
Co-Founder

Matthew Wright  Chairman

Matthew Wright
Chairman

Julian Payne  Non-Executive Director

Julian Payne
Non-Executive Director

Lorna Cobbett  Managing Director

Lorna Cobbett
Managing Director

Dan Masser  Managing Director

Dan Masser
Managing Director

Rose McCarthy  Director

Rose McCarthy
Director

Zinka MacHale  Director

Zinka MacHale
Director

Henry Lerwill  Director

Henry Lerwill
Director

Gordon Carver  Director

Gordon Carver
Director

Sarah Keegan  Director

Sarah Keegan
Director

James Davey  Senior Consultant

James Davey
Senior Consultant

Victoria Ainsworth  Associate Director

Victoria Ainsworth
Associate Director

Sam Woodcock  Associate Director

Sam Woodcock
Associate Director

Lindsay McCallum  Associate Director

Lindsay McCallum
Associate Director

Charlotte Oades  Advisor

Charlotte Oades
Advisor

Dominic Tonner  Associate Director

Dominic Tonner
Associate Director

Johanna Pemberton  Consultant

Johanna Pemberton
Consultant

Simon Harris  Consultant

Simon Harris
Consultant

Ed Jones-Davies  Senior Consultant

Ed Jones-Davies
Senior Consultant

Jana Tsiligiannis  Senior Consultant

Jana Tsiligiannis
Senior Consultant

Finn McLaughlan  Consultant

Finn McLaughlan
Consultant

Harry Fairhead  Senior Consultant

Harry Fairhead
Senior Consultant

Charlotte Juckes  Senior Consultant

Charlotte Juckes
Senior Consultant

Michelle Kent  Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Michelle Kent
Executive Assistant / Office Manager

Graham Kelly  Analyst

Graham Kelly
Analyst

Dhruv Soni  Analyst

Dhruv Soni
Analyst

Ryan Smith  Consultant

Ryan Smith
Consultant

Zack Bambage  Analyst

Zack Bambage
Analyst

Ed Curtis  Analyst

Ed Curtis
Analyst

Gabrielle Woodward  Analyst

Gabrielle Woodward
Analyst

Lizzie Lynch  Analyst

Lizzie Lynch
Analyst

Trent Olsen  Analyst

Trent Olsen
Analyst

Taylor Dunn  EA to CEO

Taylor Dunn
EA to CEO