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

Andrew Orchard

Andrew Orchard

Rose McCarthy  Director

Rose McCarthy
Director

Johanna Pemberton  Consultant

Johanna Pemberton
Consultant

Zinka MacHale  Director

Zinka MacHale
Director

James Davey  Senior Consultant

James Davey
Senior Consultant

Ed Jones-Davies  Senior Consultant

Ed Jones-Davies
Senior Consultant

Victoria Ainsworth  Associate Director

Victoria Ainsworth
Associate Director

Lindsay McCallum  Associate Director

Lindsay McCallum
Associate Director

Caitlin Griffith  Consultant

Caitlin Griffith
Consultant

Simon Harris  Consultant

Simon Harris
Consultant

Michelle Kent  Executive Assistant

Michelle Kent
Executive Assistant

Finn McLaughlan  Analyst

Finn McLaughlan
Analyst

Dhruv Soni  Analyst

Dhruv Soni
Analyst

Dominic Tonner  Associate Director

Dominic Tonner
Associate Director

Harry Fairhead  Consultant

Harry Fairhead
Consultant

Hanna Skeppner  Associate Director

Hanna Skeppner
Associate Director

Dan Masser  Managing Director

Dan Masser
Managing Director

Edmund Fitzgerald  Analyst

Edmund Fitzgerald
Analyst

Ryan Smith  Consultant

Ryan Smith
Consultant

Charlotte Juckes  Senior Consultant

Charlotte Juckes
Senior Consultant

Graham Kelly  Analyst

Graham Kelly
Analyst

Clara Blamberger  Analyst

Clara Blamberger
Analyst

Farah Pasha  Senior Consultant

Farah Pasha
Senior Consultant