John Hume (lobbyist)
John Hume is a founding partner of lobbying firm Hume Brophy.
- John has over fourteen years experience working with the EU institutions and specialises in managing pan-European media and political campaigns.
- Prior to co-founding Hume Brophy, John served in Brussels as Deputy Director General of Airports Council International (ACI) Europe, the representative body for the European airports industry from 1999 to 2005, where he played an instrumental role in achieving success for the airports industry on many crucial political issues. During this time, John built an expert lobbying team from across Europe and successfully changed the strategic focus of the organisation to deal with modern political challenges.
- Previously, John was Director of European Public Relations for the International Duty Free Confederation / Focus 99, a consortium of airports, ferry companies, and consumer goods companies, where he developed and rolled out the highly successful consumer awareness programme in 15 EU member states. John also worked as an adviser to the European transport trade union federation on press and political affairs and began his career as a management consultant with Deloitte and Touche.