Maitland Political appoints Razi Rahman as chairman

by James Drewer | 10th April 2018

Maitland Political is delighted to announce it has hired Razi Rahman as its chairman.

Razi will work with Managing Partner James Drewer to grow the firm and provide political insight and advice to clients.

Razi Rahman said “I’m really pleased to have joined Maitland, Europe’s leading communications consultancy.  Businesses and other organisations increasingly face political scrutiny, the challenge of navigating the Brexit process and a regulatory and policy environment that directly impacts on their operations. I’m looking forward to working with the Maitland team to provide clients with first-class government relations advice and political communications support on such key issues.”

Razi Rahman was Assistant Political Secretary to Prime Minister Tony Blair between 2000 and 2007, and worked closely with Ministers, MPs and civil servants on policy and legislative matters. For the last ten years, he has been a political communications consultant supporting organisations in the UK and overseas to achieve their strategic objectives.

James Drewer said: “Razi is a great fit for Maitland Political and we are delighted he has joined us. He has worked at the heart of a Labour Government and brings significant experience to our clients and growing team. I’m looking forward to working together to grow our public affairs business over the coming years.”

Neil Bennett, Chief Executive of the Maitland Group, said: “I am delighted that Razi has chosen to join us. He has a tremendous track record and I believe his skills and experience will help us to continue to grow and develop Maitland Political and offer our clients the critical advice and insight they expect from us.”

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James Drewer

Specialises in media relations and public affairs campaigning and has particular experience in Government procurement, energy, environment and manufacturing policy

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