Jacob Wilmer

Senior Director

Jacob is a policy and communications specialist that has worked for political parties and governments across the world.

Jacob provides senior counsel on politics, governance, government communications, the media and reputation to our clients.

Jacob has provided senior counsel at the highest level, as a former Special Adviser to Prime Ministers, Secretaries of State, intergovernmental organisations and senior military officers on UK domestic and international issues.

Prior to joining Consulum, Jacob was Special Adviser UK Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy, including on Brexit preparedness for the UK’s scheduled withdrawal from the European Union, one of the most contentious issues in the UK’s recent history.

Previous roles have also included Adviser to the Prime Minister of Somalia, Team Leader for the United Nations & African Union Information Support Team in Somalia and Political Press Adviser for the UK’s Conservative Party.

Centre of government
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and trade promotion
Foreign ministries and embassies
Heads of State
Sovereign wealth funds

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Consulum’s international team has unrivalled experience of working at the highest level of government and comprises strategists, media experts, policy professionals, researchers, data analysts and more.

The depth of our expertise enables us to provide countries, governments and public sector organisations with impactful strategy, communications and policy advice and support that they need to drive positive change and meet complex challenges.

We are always keen to hear from talented people who are interested in our work, our philosophy and who share our passion for excellence.

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