Razi RahmanPartner - Head of Political
Razi Rahman is Partner and Head of Political of Maitland/AMO and brings to the team more than 20 years of experience working in politics, government and communications
Razi Rahman joined Maitland/AMO last year. He brings to the team more than 20 years of experience working in politics, government and communications. He worked at the heart of government as a political adviser in 10 Downing Street, has been closely involved in the Labour Party at a national, regional and local level and has provided political communications advice to businesses and other organisations both in the UK and overseas.
Razi was Assistant Political Secretary to Prime Minister Tony Blair between 2000 and 2007, with responsibility for liaising with MPs and engaging with business and other stakeholders on behalf of the PM. During this period, he worked closely with ministers and senior civil servants on policy development and legislative matters. As a political appointee he had responsibility for the Prime Minister’s political activity including election campaigns and party conferences.
Since leaving 10 Downing Street, Razi has been a political communications consultant supporting organisations achieve their strategic corporate objectives. He has provided public affairs and crisis communications advice to clients operating in a wide range of sectors, including Waitrose, Thames Water, Centrica and Johnson & Johnson.
Before working in government, Razi was a litigation lawyer.