William Blair

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William Blair is an associate director at Fishburn Hedges.

Blair will be standing in the 2015 General Election as the Conservative Party candidate in the Holborn & St Pancras constituency,[1] a seat held by the retiring Labour Party MP Frank Dobson since 1979 and where Green Party leader Natalie Bennett will be standing.[2]


Having graduated from university, Blair worked as a Parliamentary assistant to Damian Green MP between September 2007 and July 2008.

He was then policy officer at General Medical Council until September 2010.

Between September 2010 and November 2011, he was an account manager at Weber Shandwick, before being appointed account director at Bell Pottinger Public Affairs.

He was appointed associate director at Fishburn Hedges in March 2014 [3]



  1. Ian Griggs and Micah Sulit The eight public affairs professionals standing to become MPs PR Week, 16 April 2015, accessed 16 April 2015.
  2. Holborn and St Pancras, accessed 16 April 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 William Blair Linkedin, accessed 10 October 2014