Alex Dawson

Alex
Dawson

Practice Lead, UK Politics & Policy

Alex is Practice Lead for UK Politics & Policy. Alex has spent over a decade advising British prime ministers and politicians on strategy, research and messaging. Before working as one of Theresa May’s most senior advisers, he ran the Conservative Party’s research operation and briefed David Cameron for Prime Minister’s Questions, covering the whole range of government policy.

At Global Counsel, Alex leads the UK politics and policy practice, supporting clients on political and policy developments in sectors affecting financial services, fast-moving consumer goods and data.  

Articles by Alex Dawson on the GC Blog and GC analysis

PODCAST: Realising the future of urban mobility

Authors: 
Adams
Dawson
Ringer
10 Jul 2019
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Region: 
UK

Alongside our recent report produced with the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, Practice Lead Alex Dawson, Adviser Leo Ringer and Senior Director Stephen Adams discuss the challenge of how we make sure people use cars in a more efficient, cleaner, cheaper, smarter way, leading to greater use of public and active transport.

Cars in the City: Realising the future of urban mobility

Authors: 
Dawson
Ringer
4 Jul 2019
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Region: 
UK

As technology changes every aspect of our economy and society, policymakers across local and national government have set out visions of how they want urban transport to be revolutionised: clean, green vehicles, with significant uptake of public transport and active modes like walking and cycling.

PODCAST: The race for a new Conservative leader

Authors: 
Adams
Armitage
Dawson
8 May 2019
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Region: 
UK

UK: Senior Director, Stephen Adams, Practice Lead for UK Politics and Policy, Alex Dawson, and Senior Associate, Joe Armitage, discuss the process of selecting a new leader for the Conservative Party, differences from the leadership race in 2016 and potential front runners.