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.  

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PODCAST: The race for a new Conservative leader

8 May 2019

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.