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ELECTIONS '24
WELCOME TO THE CICERO ELECTIONS ’24 HUB
2024 will be one of the biggest electoral years in democratic history. With elections in the UK, EU and US, around half of the global population will be voting this year.

Our Election '24 hub will be publishing regular insights into the key contests from our first class team of political consultants.
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Welcome to the “Omni-election” year
2024 is set to be the biggest election year in living memory. 47 countries across the globe will go to the polls to elect new heads of state, government or their legislatures, including two G7 countries, and six G20 members. Seven of the top ten most populous countries in the world (India, the United States, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Russia, and Mexico) will all elect new governments.
Author | Cicero Team
Subject | Politics
Date | January 2024
General Election Scenario Planning
Rishi Sunak may have hoped that ruling out a General Election on 2 May last week would dampen discussion as to when he will call the country to the polls. To cut through the noise, the H/Advisors Cicero team has produced a timeline plotting out events across these three possible electoral scenarios and the potential effects on the rest of the political calendar.
Author | James van der Graaf, Simon Fitzpatrick, Alice Perry
Subject | UK Politics
Date | March 2024
EU election dates and seat distribution
This visual shows the timelines for EU citizens in each Member State and the shifting landscape of the European Parliament seat distribution post-election.
Author | Alexandros Nikolaidis, Horatiu Mudure
Subject | EU Politics
Date | February 2024
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Preparing for the 100-year life
Date | 9 April 2024

Time | 8.30am - 10.00am
THE TEAM
Iain Anderson
Founding Partner
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Iain has over 30 years' experience as a political adviser, business journalist and CEO. He has worked for a range of politicians and recently led a review of government-business relations for the Labour Party.
Mark Twigg
Founding Partner

Mark is a Founding Partner and current CEO of H/Advisors Cicero. He has over 25 years’ experience in campaigns and was a Special Adviser during the last Labour government.
John Rowland
Senior Partner

John heads up the UK Public Affairs team at Cicero, bringing almost 20 years’ experience advising clients in London and Washington DC on strategic communications. He was named 2023 Public Affairs Professional of the Year by PR Week.
Helena Walsh
Senior Partner

Helena leads H/Advisors Cicero's European team. She has twenty years’ experience working on Government and EU policy issues and was formerly a Political Functionnaire on the European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee.
Elizabeth Tomlin
Partner

Elizabeth is a Partner and UK Public Affairs team lead, advising a wide range of clients on public affairs. She began her career in Parliament working for two Lib Dem MPs.
Alexandros Nikolaidis
Associate Partner

Alex is an Associate Partner within the EU Public Affairs team of H/Advisors Cicero. He advises clients on European political and regulatory risks, and has developed and implemented European and Member State legislative engagement campaigns.
Simon Fitzpatrick
Partner

Simon is a Partner at H/Advisors Cicero. He advises a wide range of financial services clients, specialising in pensions policy, Scottish politics and electoral politics. He previously worked for a senior Scottish Labour MP.
Alen Hristov
Associate Partner

Alen is an Associate Partner in our Brussels office and leads the EU Tech team. His previous experience includes positions in foreign policy and national politics as well as thinktank and research roles.
Alice Perry
Partner

Alice is a Partner at H/Advisors Cicero where she advises clients on Labour Party engagement strategies. She is a former Chair of Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee and was an elected Councillor in Islington for 11 years.
Sonia Khan
Partner

Sonia provides strategic political counsel across our UK client base. She previously worked on campaigns at Number 10 and as a Special Adviser to two Conservative Chancellors.
Rhoda MacDonald
Senior Counsel

Rhoda is Senior Counsel at Cicero, drawing on her wide experience as a media and public affairs adviser, award-winning journalist and former Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Scotland.
Jason Ochere
Associate Partner

Jason is an Associate Partner at H/Advisors Maitland with a focus on healthcare, telecoms, media and technology. He is an elected Labour Councillor in the London Borough of Southwark.
Samia Hersi
Senior Associate

Samia is a Senior Associate at H/Advisors Cicero. She is the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Queen’s Park and Maida Vale and previously worked in Parliament for Rt Hon Gillian Keegan MP.
Max Frey
Consultant

Max joined H/Advisors Cicero as a Consultant in October 2022. He has 5 years of experience working in EU policymaking in Brussels, including work in the European Parliament and the European Commission.