Alaina Macdonald

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Alaina Macdonald is a former special adviser to the Ministry of Defence, a role which included advising the Secretary of State for Defence on policy and strategic communication. [1]

Macdonald left the Government in 2010, and has had a number of jobs since leaving Government. Starting with speechwriter to the secretary general at NATO. [1] She has also worked as a senior consultant at Regester Larkin a specialist international consultancy that "works with organisations facing – or preparing to face – challenges or crises." [2]

Macdonald currently works as the external affairs manager Westminster at Ofgem (Office of Gas and Electricity Markets). Macdonald's work focuses on building up a network of contacts between Ofgem and its key political stakeholders in Westminster, including MPs, special advisers and peers, in order to establish an awareness of Ofgem’s work with parliamentarians. [1] As well as being the head of PR and public affairs at NCT Charity the UK's largest parenting charity. [3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Alaina Macdonald LinkedIn profile, accessed 21 October 2014
  2. About Us Regester Larkin, accessed 21 October 2014
  3. About Us NCT, accessed 21 October 2014