Representative Profile

Stuart Thomson

public affairs and communications consultant

BDB Pitmans LLP

Stuart Thomson

Events attended

  • Urbano Build & UWACTE Networking Speaker Breakfast - Diversity & Inclusion

    Tuesday Feb 12th 2019

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  • London networking event - Networking Lunch in Soho

    Wednesday Jul 25th 2018

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  • London networking event - Build networking event with George Clarke

    Thursday Nov 10th 2016

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  • London networking event - networking lunch at Hotel Chocolat

    Wednesday Jul 6th 2016

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  • London networking event - networking lunch at Aveqia

    Wednesday Oct 7th 2015

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About Stuart

Stuart Thomson - Public affairs and communications consultant at Bircham Dyson Bell.

Personal Interests

Dr Stuart Thomson is a public affairs and communications consultant.

He advises clients on all elements of their public affairs strategies including corporate communications and reputation management issues. His work has included legislative lobbying, profile-raising, planning communications and he has also worked on a number of high profile media relations and crisis communications programmes for clients across a range of sectors. Stuart has also dealt with health and safety incidents, high profile corporate announcements, government reports and consumer TV investigations.

Stuart graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a degree in Economics and Politics before completing a Ph.D. from the same institution. His thesis, 'The Social Democratic Dilemma', went on to form the basis of a book published by Macmillan.

His books and articles cover a number of subjects including social democratic politics, the Labour Party and its history, the development of the left, political activism, trade unionism, British politics, communications, lobbying and corporate social responsibility as well as a number of other business issues.

His book, 'New Activism and the Corporate Response' was rated as one of the Top 100 management books of 2004 by the Australian Financial Review, and a book that "every aspiring business leader should read" according to MIS Asia.

Stuart is an honorary research fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen. He is a member of the practitioner panel for the Interest Groups and Advocacy journal, and is a former associate editor of Renewal: the Journal of Labour Politics.

Stuart was listed as one of the Top 100 Public Affairs Consultants by Total Politics, and has been a judge for the Public Affairs News awards for the past three years.

Stuart has devised and runs several specialist courses on public affairs for the CIPR.

Stuart is a representative of BDB Pitmans LLP:

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