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Our People

2 Directors, 4 Associates, 2 Senior Counsel

A century of experience

Peter Duncan

With over 25 years of business and campaigns experience, Peter has a long-standing track record in corporate communications strategy and positioning.

A former MP, he helps clients understand the political and public policy environment, and helps them navigate it. He is a regular contributor providing independent analysis of the political landscape across the UK.

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Andy Maciver

With over 15 years in communications in politics and banking before private practice, Andy’s areas of expertise are corporate positioning, reputation management, strategic campaigns and writing.

He has extensive experience in media relations and political relations and is a regular analyst on the BBC and STV, and in the press.

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Louise Robertson

Louise has over twenty years’ experience as a journalist, PR and public affairs professional working at a UK and devolved level.

Louise has spent the majority of her career in the third sector where she has a proven track record as an effective campaigner and influencer in both the press and in the political arena.

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Chris Story

Chris is a former journalist and regional newspaper editor.

With 20 years of experience in the media industry, he has worked in frontline news, on content planning and strategy as well as leading editorial teams working across print, online and social media on award-winning titles.

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Clare Slipper

Clare has nearly ten years experience working in Scottish and UK public affairs and communications, starting her career in the Edinburgh base of an international communications agency before spending seven years leading the political strategy and public affairs output of the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland.

A keen communicator and networker, Clare sits on the CIPR Scotland Committee and the Women in Public Affairs (WiPA) Scotland Executive Committee.

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Alison Moore

Alison has over 16 years’ experience working in politics and public policy. She has worked as a Press Officer for a Member of Parliament, spent several years running a busy constituency office, trained political parties overseas on policy and campaigns, and has most recently worked with Scottish-based think tanks on public policy development.

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Digital Communications Executive
Hollie Bruce

Hollie has experience working in politics, journalism and communications. She started her career in communications working for a life sciences software company where she was responsible for developing the digital marketing and social media strategy. Previously, she worked for DC Thomson Media and as a keen writer she continues to provide book reviews for The Dundee Courier.

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Senior Counsel
Tom Harris

Tom was a Labour MP for 14 years, and a Transport Minister under both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown’s governments.

He is now a Daily Telegraph columnist and a director of public affairs company Third Avenue Communications.

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Senior Counsel
Peter Wilding

Peter is an EU lawyer, high profile commentator, author on European policy, and widely credited with inventing the term “Brexit”.

He is the Founder of Influence Group, an advisory and advocacy consultancy based in London.

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Senior Counsel
Geoff Aberdein

Geoff is a former Chief of Staff to the First Minister of Scotland, playing a key role in the 2014 referendum campaign and election wins for the SNP in 2007 and 2011. He is a regular broadcast commentator on Scottish, UK and European politics, and was formerly Global Head of Public Affairs, Policy and Campaigns for Standard Life Aberdeen Plc.