Iain Carter


Iain joined Hanbury after more than a decade working in politics, having been the Conservative Party’s Political Director leading its communications, research and digital teams. He also served as the Director of the Conservative Research Department, providing briefing and analysis to senior ministers. Iain has worked on three UK general election campaigns and was part of the leadership team which delivered a historic landslide victory in 2019. Earlier in his career, he was a government Special Adviser, a Political Adviser in the Conservative Research Department and worked at a leading campaigns consultancy. He has also provided advice and training to centre-right parties worldwide through the Westminster Foundation for Democracy. Iain is a graduate of St Chad’s College, Durham University and was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn

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