Careers in Politics: Advisors
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Kate Fall is a Senior Advisor and executive director of Brunswick’s geopolitical offer, and is a member of the House of Lords and a Trustee of Atlantic Partnership. She was deputy chief of staff to David Cameron for 6 years while he was the British Prime Minister and for 5 years when he was Leader of the Opposition.
Kate is currently on the Culture Recovery Board, and is a member of the International Relations and Defence Committee Lords Select Committee. Previously, Kate ran the business liaison unit and covered the foreign affairs brief for the then Leader of the Conservative party, Michael Howard. Earlier in her career she worked for the CBI under Howard Davies, and for the Conservative Research Department. Member House of Lords foreign affairs and defence select committee Her first job was for a British MEP.
Kate was also formerly a Governor of Fairley House School for dyslexic children, and is a graduate from Oxford University. She is also the author of The Gatekeeper: Life At The Heart of No. 10.
Jamie is an experienced campaigner, a communications specialist and a former political adviser who has held senior roles at the highest levels of Government.
He most recently worked as a special adviser to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock and was previously a special adviser at DCMS.
Before joining the Government, Jamie worked for the election strategist Sir Lynton Crosby and as a political adviser for the Conservative Party.
Jamie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Nottingham.
He is a trained pianist and conductor, and sits on the advisory boards of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and English National Opera.
Innes Taylor is currently the Head of the Scottish Conservative Manifesto having previously been Special Advisor at the Department of Education and Head of Policy at CCHQ.