Meet the Team


Chris Butler

Chris Butler is a former Conservative MP and Secretary to the Backbench Trade and Industry Committee. Before entering Parliament, he was a political secretary at No. 10 and ministerial Special Adviser in the Office of Arts and Libraries and the Welsh Office.

Chris has been a public affairs practitioner for over twenty years. He specialises in energy, health, media and technology policy. 


Phil Kelly - Senior Consultant

Phil Kelly is the former Deputy Leader of Islington, now Chief Whip on the Council. Former adviser to the Labour Shadow Cabinet and former Editor of Tribune the Labour Party weekly paper (1987-91).

He is a specialist in local government and transport policy. 

Terry Ashton - Senior Consultant

Former General Secretary of the Greater London Labour Party, managing the Party in London for 14 years; involved in selection and election process for London MPs, MEPs and GLA members, political liaison with Labour's London Parliamentary Group and with local authorities.

Lyndon Jones - Senior Consultant

A former Conservative Party Agent, Lyndon ran the European Office for Jonathan Evans MEP from 1999. Lyndon has been Chairman and President of the Welsh Conservative Party and serves on the Parliamentary Assessment Board of the Conservative Party nationally.

Media Partner

Sheree Dodd

Former Director of Communications at DTI with responsibility for media handling, stakeholder relations, marketing and e-communications. Led the news and media relations operations at DWP and the Northern Ireland Office, after an extensive career as a political and industrial correspondent on The Mirror newspaper. Her company SC Dodd Comms provides advice and delivers communication solutions to public and private sector clients.