Senior Associate

Johnny is a Senior Associate in the UK politics and policy practice. He previously ran for parliament in 2019 and worked on policy in both the private and public sector, including leading a national charity and serving in four government departments covering business, trade, digital and Brexit policies. 

At Global Counsel, Johnny works with clients across a range of sectors with a particular focus on emerging UK policy programmes impacting on businesses. 

Recent examples of his work include: 

  • Advising companies in the financial services sector on the drivers behind immigration policy. 
  • Working with a major food and drink representative body to liaise within industry and the government on their response to the national food strategy.
  • Providing a monitoring service to clients on latest covid policy developments in the UK.

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The future of connected fitness

Health and Life Sciences

It was the must-have accessory for the chattering classes through the early days of the pandemic, but Peloton, the producer of pricey exercise bikes and the poster child of the connected fitness industry, has suffered a post-lockdown fall from grace. 

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UK immigration: open for business, but for how long?

General Politics

After nearly twenty years of public concern towards migration, politics in the UK may be undergoing a significant shift in immigration sentiment. Ipsos Mori recently published a striking poll, revealing the number of people who find immigration the most important policy issue, falling to just 5%, the lowest level since the 1990s. Exactly why this is happening is…

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