Geoffrey founded the Company after experience gained from serving as a Conservative Member of Parliament. He also worked at Conservative Central Office and for public relations companies. Geoffrey co-founded Democracy International Limited which assisted with the promotion of democratic values and practices in newly emerged democracies. He has worked on overseas assignments including acting as an official election observer for the British Government, the EU and the UN. He is an Honorary Freeman of the City of London and a Fellow of the Industry and Parliament Trust.
Mia works on financial services, skills, energy and EU issues. She has worked in the House of Commons office of Rachel Reeves MP, then Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, providing research support for Ms Reeves’ Parliamentary activities. Mia graduated from the London School of Economics with a First Class degree in Politics and Philosophy. During her time there she helped to organise the biggest student entrepreneurship conference in the UK, attracting over 200 delegates and gaining media publicity from Lord Sugar.
Ed covers housing, transport, local government, economic development and devolution policy. Prior to joining the Company Ed worked for Nick Palmer, then the Labour MP for Broxtowe. He also worked in the House of Commons office of Gillian Merron when she was MP for Lincoln. Ed is a Contributing Editor to the fact based political and policy blog, ‘Left Foot Forward’ and has been cited previously by the Guardian as a blogger to watch. He has stood in a number of local council elections.
Charlotte works on education and health policy. She previously worked in the Canadian Parliament for Liberal Party MP, Greg Fergus, working to support Mr Fergus in constituency and parliamentary business. After moving back to the UK she worked for Hilary Benn MP and the Shadow Minister for Transport, Richard Burden MP. Charlotte is completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds studying Politics and Parliamentary Studies.