Our political advisory team has years of combined experience in Westminster, Whitehall, devolved administrations, local government and across the spectrum of political parties, as well as experts from print media, international institutions, think tanks, trade associations and regulatory bodies.
We work with clients to develop compelling political messaging and engagement strategies and drive forward impactful campaigns that achieve political, policy and regulatory goals. We have strong networks across all political parties and the policy-making community. We work across clients in the tech, media, financial services, energy and infrastructure sectors supporting some of the globe’s largest brands in their political engagement.
- Enhancing profile and reputation across government and Parliament
- Political intelligence and insights
- Events and engagement support
- Regulatory, policy and legislative affairs
- Strategic engagement programs and counsel
- Risk mitigation strategies
- Preparedness for public inquiries and select committee appearances, consultation papers, formal submissions to government and policy consultations
- Informal networking building opportunities
- Parliamentary and regulatory and monitoring
What our clients say
"Intelligent, well-connected, and professional. The perfect behind-the-scenes operation that not only offer the support and intel that you need from an advisor, but one you can trust and rely on to come up with the right answer."
Co-owner/CEO of Neal's Yard Remedies
"For many years, we have considered Hawthorn to be an extension of our internal team, working together as one. They have provided strategic counsel, ready access to media outlets in Europe, and they approach their work proactively to deliver results.
"From the moment we engaged with Hawthorn, it was evident that they were driven by a genuine passion for our work and sharing our story with the world. Their commitment to understanding our often complex and technical work, and effectively conveying it to the public, was evident in every aspect of their work. Thanks to their outstanding work, Gemini Untwined has experienced a significant increase in public awareness, engagement, and support; it has grown from a mere thought to a charity that has impacted children, families and healthcare teams across the globe all within a 5 year period. I wholeheartedly recommend Hawthorn to any organisation that wish to communicate their purpose to a global audience, in a strategic and impactful manner."
Founder, Gemini Untwined
"CIVEA has engaged Hawthorn since 2020 to support our public affairs activity. We have been impressed by the teams personalised approach to our account and ability to grasp complex multi-stakeholder issues. Our sectors work is high profile and attracts an emotional response, and Hawthorn assists our strategic direction with valuable insight and wise counsel. It is testament to Hawthorns professionalism that its advisors have credibility with our Executive Council and are regularly invited to present at our membership meetings."
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