Alex Deane is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. He is Head of UK Public Affairs within the Strategic Communications practice, and is based in London.
He has more than 15 years’ experience in advocacy and has worked with numerous high profile individuals and companies in a senior advisory capacity. Alex joined FTI Consulting in 2014, and works with professionals from across the firm, advising clients from the Healthcare, IT and Communications, Engineering, Energy, Chemical and Financial Services sectors. Prior to joining FTI Consulting he served as Head of Public Affairs at another leading multinational agency.
A Cambridge graduate, Alex practised as a barrister for several years. He served as the founding Director of Big Brother Watch and often appears in the media as a political commentator; he is a Sky News regular and a BBC Dateline London panellist.
An active member of the Conservative Party since 1995, Alex served as Chief of Staff to David Cameron and Tim Collins during their respective periods as Shadow Secretaries of State for Education in opposition. In 2007, he was asked to serve as an adviser to the Liberal Party's campaign for re-election at the federal polls under John Howard.
For six years, Alex was an elected Common Councilman in the City of London, the famous “Square Mile”, home of Britain’s financial centre, serving on the main decision-making body, the Policy and Resources Committee.
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