John Slinger

Senior Director

John is a strategic communications specialist with experience advising corporate and governmental clients in the UK and internationally.

John leads teams that provide communications strategies and on-the-ground support to clients, including media engagement, crisis and issues management, media partnerships and content development.

John led Consulum’s team advising a prominent Saudi non-profit foundation on its international engagements, managed media engagement for the region’s most prominent investment conference and helped a government ministry reconfigure its communications structure.

John previous international experience includes providing strategic communications advice to a Gulf government entity, the moderate Syrian opposition and UK High Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government. He was also an aide to Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Special Envoy to Iraq on Human Rights, during which time he visited Baghdad.

John has previously advised blue chip corporate clients on public affairs and communications, including Sky Plc, Tata Consultancy Services, Telefónica O2, Lloyd’s of London, and Accenture Financial Services. His experience also includes successful cultural sector and political campaigns.

Centre of government

Culture Ministries and entities


Heads of State


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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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