2021-22 PARTICIPANTS

Aimée Horwood, Senior Account Manager at BCW Global, has been paired with Jessica Goodrum, Head of Public Affairs at Hanover. Alexandra Hancock, Political Engagement Manager at Dods, was matched with Seena Shah, Head of Marketing & Communications at Harland & Wolff.

Chris Poray, Communications & Outreach Intern (ESA Telecommunications and Integrated Applications) at the European Space Agency, has been paired with Ryan Baldry, Communications Manager at the Coalition for Global Prosperity. Christine Wallace, Senior Parliamentary Assistant, was matched with Tomos Davies, Director at FleishmanHillard Fishburn.

Emily Carter, Associate Director at Lexington, has been paired with Charlotte Lang, Partner at Hanbury Strategy. Georgie Callé, Corporate Communications & Media Relations Europe at Jacobs, was matched with Tom Goddard, Director of Communications at KPMG UK.

Hugo Briggs, Account Manager at BCW Global, has been paired with Adam Honeysett-Watts, Founder & Director at do Different. and Executive Director at Conservatives in Communications. James Olney, Associate at Fleetwood Strategy, was matched with Mitchell Cohen, Associate Director (Public Affairs) at Lansons.

Josh Turpin, Account Manager at BCW Global, has been paired with Mario Creatura, Director and Head of Digital at DGA Interel. Kitty Thompson, Nature Programme Manager at Conservative Environment Network, was matched with Kirsty Buchanan, Campaign Director at Mainstream UK.

Matt Gillow, Account Manager at Cicero/amo, has been paired with Thomas Borwick, Director at College Green Group. Matthew Smith, Communications Advisor to John Penrose MP, was matched with Jessica Webb, Transport Lead at iNHouse Communications and Director of Conservatives in Communications.

Nathaniel Ogunniyi, Public Affairs Consultant at FTI Consulting, has been paired with Carl Thomson, Senior Director at DGA Interel. Nicholas Gardner, Account Executive at Consilium Strategic Communications, was matched with Phil Briscoe, Managing Director (Advocacy) at SEC Newgate UK.

We were unable to secure permissions from some other pairings, due to work sensitivities, but we can highlight these individuals: Paul Church, Director at Connect Group; Daniel Gilbert, Managing Director (Advocacy) at Hanover; Max Puller, Director at BCW Global; Mark MacGregor, Senior Adviser at Hume Brophy; and Peter Botting, Strategy, Storytelling & Speaker Coach.

2021 PARTICIPANTS

Alice Offley, External Affairs Manager at Cadent Gas, has been paired with Mark MacGregor, Director at Stonehaven. Callum Murphy, Third Year Politics Student at Queen Mary University of London, was matched with Max Sugarman, Public Affairs & PR Director at the Railway Industry Association.

Emily Carter, Head of Political Campaigns & Business Manager at DevoConnect, has been paired with Mario Creatura, Head of the Digital Unit at Interel. Harvey McCabe, MA Political Student at Cardiff University, was matched with Robert Gill, Lead Policy Advisor (Work & Welfare) at Scope.

Jessica Webb, Public Affairs Manager at Rail Delivery Group, has been paired with Katie Perrior, Chair of iNHouse Communications. Lukas Degutis, Marketing & Digital Content Creator at Going Live TV, was matched with Peter Botting, Strategy, Storytelling & Speaker Coach.

Maria Murphy, Associate at Nudge Factory, has been paired with Jessica Goodrum, Head of Public Affairs at Hanover. Mark Edwards, Parliamentary Staff Member at House of Commons, was matched with Anita Boateng, Partner at Portland.

Mica Gray, Caseworker at House of Commons, has been paired with Georgie Callé, Account Director (Corporate Affairs) at Weber Shandwick. Olivia Lever, Final Year Marketing Student at the University of Liverpool, was matched with Sarah Wardle, Associate Director at Built Environment Communications Group.

Pierre Andrews, Senior Parliamentary Assistant to a Conservative MP, has been paired with Poppy Trowbridge, Corporate Affairs, Communications & Strategy. Salman Anwar, Parliamentary Assistant at House of Commons, was matched with Daniel Gilbert, Managing Director, Advocacy at Hanover.

Tim Wainwright, Senior Relationships & Strategic Projects Manager at the Office of the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, has been paired with Laura Round, Associate Director at freuds and Director of Communications at The Sustainable Markets Initiative. Verity Freeman, Final Year Student at the University of Leeds, was matched with Kirsty Buchanan OBE, Campaign Director at Mainstream UK.

We were unable to secure permissions from some other pairings, due to work sensitivities, but we can highlight these individuals: Alice Humphreys, Account Manager at WA Communications; Cameron Wake, Public Affairs Consultant at FTI Consulting; Dan Hooper, Head of Campaigns (Sustainable Operations & Consumption) at Tesco; Lucy Philippson, Head of Government Relations & Stakeholder Engagement at the British Council; Naomi Harris, Director at WA Communications; and Rob Smith, Junior Account Executive at Thorncliffe.

2020-21 PARTICIPANTS

Aaron Kent, PR Team Assistant at TopCashback, has been paired with Michael Jefferson, Principal, Capital Markets and Wholesale Policy at UK Finance. Alex Cassells, Account Manager at 3 Monkeys Zeno, was matched with Lionel Zetter, Patron of Conservatives in Communications.

Callum Attew, Senior Account Executive at MHP Communications, has been paired with Alex Greer, Political Consultant and Director. Chantelle de Villiers, External Affairs Adviser at the British Retail Consortium, was matched with Samantha Magnus-Stoll, Consultant.

Emmanuel Hanley-Lloyd, Senior Account Executive at Connect, has been paired with Daniel Gilbert, Senior Director, Advocacy at Hanover Communications. Finley Morris, Account Executive at WA Communications, has been paired with Iain Anderson, Executive Chairman at Cicero/AMO.

Jeanmiguel Uva, Senior Account Executive at Hanover Communications, was matched with Lisa Townsend, Director at WA Communications. Joe Carton, Account Manager at Red Consultancy, has been paired with Peter Botting, Strategy, Storytelling & Speaker Coach.

Kayleigh Hadjimina, Parliamentary Campaigns and Engagement Manager at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, was matched with Samuel Coates, Strategy Consultant. Michaela Regan, Clinical Affairs and Commissioning Adviser at Cystic Fibrosis Trust, has been paired with Robert Gill, Lead Policy Advisor at Scope.

Nicholas Dunn-McAfee, Public Policy Manager at the British Fur Trade Association, was matched with Kevin Bell, Patron of Conservatives in Communications. Oliver Hazell, Senior Account Manager at Cavendish Advocacy, was paired with Tom Martin, Director at Quatro.

Ollie Simmonds, Account Executive at Headland Consultancy, was matched with Robert Lingard, Managing Director at White Stork Consultancy. Patrick Adams, Public Affairs Consultant, has been paired with Adam Honeysett-Watts, Founder & Director at do Different. and Executive Director at Conservatives in Communications.

Phoebe Sullivan, Account Manager at Built Environment Communications Group, was matched with Aisha Vance-Cuthbert, Head of Communications at One Housing. Philip Campbell, Head of Policy and Communications at The National Federation of Roofing Contractors, has been paired with Sophie Fitton, former Group Head of Corporate Communications & International Engagement at Centrica.

Samir Dwesar, Senior Account Manager at Cavendish Advocacy, has been paired with Matt Silver, Campaign Director at Babel PR. Sam Gold, Public Affairs Officer at Which?, was matched with Naomi Harris, Director at WA Communications.

We were unable to secure permissions from two additional pairings.