Simon Buckby


Simon is an experienced strategic communications advisor with many years of supporting senior government leaders and global corporate executives facing challenging political and media issues around the world.

Simon leads Consulum’s work with clients on creative arts and culture policy, designing long term strategies, guaranteeing high quality advice, as well as managing issues and crises as they arise, ensuring consistently impactful media and stakeholder outreach to global audiences.


Simon has worked in many markets, including Hong Kong where he advised CEOs of multinationals across Asia, and London where he founded, built and then sold a strategic communications consultancy.


Previously, Simon worked with Prime Minister Tony Blair on Britain’s relations with the European Union, was a Financial Times journalist and a BBC TV reporter.

Culture Ministries and entities

Development agencies

Foreign ministries and embassies

Heads of State

Investment promotion ministries and agencies


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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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