Dr Stuart Thomson MCIPR

Dr Stuart Thomson


Stuart is a public affairs and communications specialist advising clients on all elements of their public affairs strategies including political and corporate communications and reputation management.  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.

Stuart is an honorary research fellow at the University of Aberdeen and is the author of several books including New Activism and the Corporate Response (heralded as a book that “every aspiring business leader should read” by MIS Asia), Public Affairs in Practice and ‘The Dictionary of Labour Quotations‘ which was published by Britain’s leading political publisher, Biteback. His most recently published book, ‘Public Affairs: A Global Perspective has been called ‘an absolute treasure-trove’.

Stuart regularly writes and lectures on a range of business and political issues and as well as blogging for BDB he contributes to the Huffington Post and has written for the CBI, UKTI, Total Politics and LabourList. He is also an adviser to the Entrepreneurs Network (TEN).  He has appeared on Sky News, BBC 5 Live, BBC World, and the Today programme amongst others and has been a judge for the Public Affairs News, Public Affairs, EuroPA and PR Week Awards.