Lauren McEvatt


Lauren has worked for governments across four continents and specialises in constitutional and diplomatic affairs and trade and investment.

Lauren is an experienced government affairs professional, with a strong background in both public and private sector work advising clients on matters relating to public policy development, government and diplomatic affairs, and communications. She joins Consulum after running her own government affairs and communications practice for five years, where she worked across the East and Southern African and the Caribbean regions. Previous work has included consulting for the governments of Kenya and the Cayman Islands on trade and investment, tourism policy, nation brand campaigns, constitutional affairs, GOVTECH capacity development, and economic development with a focus on the creation of blue and green economic development strategies. She began her career working in the House of Commons, and went on to be a Special Adviser to the UK Government in the coalition administration, in the Wales Office, where she was also a member of the departmental strategy board.

She is a Commissioner on the Welsh Government’s Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales, and an advisory board member of the Developing Markets Associates.

Centre of government

Foreign direct investment and trade promotion

Foreign ministries and embassies

Heads of state


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