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First name
Alex
 Dawson

Job title
UK Director
Tagline

Alex advises clients on the issues that are driving policymakers in Westminster, Whitehall and the devolved governments, and how they can build up the political capital to be heard by decision makers.

Alex leads Global Counsel's UK politics and policy practice. He previously worked as a special adviser to Theresa May at No 10 and the Home Office, and to David Cameron when he was prime minister.  

At Global Counsel, Alex advises corporates and investors on the issues that are driving policymakers in Westminster, Whitehall and devolved government, and how they can build up the political capital to be heard by decision makers. 

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Supporting major FTSE 100 employers to develop strategies for engaging on progressive tax reform and advocacy.
  • Working with corporates in the food and drink sector to develop a forward-looking whole sector approach to sustainability, health, and skills policy.
  • Advising investors on the risks and rewards from regulatory divergence following Brexit and the covid-19 pandemic.