Iain is an expert in integrated communications, global political risk and public policy. He has over 20 years experience in communications, initially as a business journalist and then as a founding shareholder at Incisive Media. He has also worked for a range of politicians, including Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke MP on his leadership bids.
Iain is co founder and Executive Chairman at Cicero Group and focuses on public policy and corporate communications strategy supporting many global FTSE and Fortune 500 blue chip organisations. He provides CEO and Board level counsel. He regularly contributes to national and international print and broadcast media including Sky News and BBC. He is also contributing Political Editor of Square Mile and writes regular blogs for the Huffington Post and Conservative Home. Iain is currently Chairman of the Association of Professional Political Consultants and a past Chairman of the CIPR Public Affairs group. He is a Fellow of the CIPR.
He was ranked in the top quartile of the Total Politics Top 100 Lobbyists and appears in the PR Week Power Book. CityAM also includes him in the list of “The City’s most influential financial PRs” voted by broadcast and national business editors. He features in the Square Mile “Power 100” list. He served on the Advisory Board of the Queen Elizabeth II Garden in New York from 2012 until 2016. He joined the Advisory Board of Modern Europe in early 2014.
He loves spending time in Nice, France and is an opera nut.