Simon Brocklebank-Fowler

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Simon Edward Brocklebank-Fowler (born 26 September 1961) is a former diplomat and investment banker who heads the corporate communications firm and Conservative Party donor Cubitt Consulting. He was appointed a Trustee of the right-wing think-tank Policy Exchange on 12 October 2010.

Career

Brocklebank-Fowler worked at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office from 1982 to 1986 and then as an investment banker until 1992. [1] During this time he worked at Kleinwort Benson and NM Rothschild and served as a Tory member of Westminster City Council. He stood for election as a Tory candidate for Stockton North in 1992, but was defeated. [2]

He was a director of Shandwick Consultants Ltd from 1992 to 1994 and managing director of Citigate Communications Ltd from 1995 to 1998. In 1998 he founded the corporate communications firm Cubitt Consulting. He was a member of the Advisory Board of Cass Business School from 2004 to 2008 and has since been an honorary visiting fellow. He has been a fellow at the Investor Relations Society since 1998 and a trustee of Policy Exchange since October 2010. [3]

Family connections

He is reportedly the son of Christopher Brocklebank-Fowler, the only Conservative MP who defected to the Social Democratic Party. [4] According to a 1998 PR Week UK article his mother worked for Burson-Marsteller, his father was a director of communication group Lopex and his wife Alexandra Robson was then deputy managing director of upmarket consumer agency Aurelia PR. [5]

Notes

  1. Debrett's People of Today, Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, Esq [Accessed 3 January 2010]
  2. Robert Gray, 'Profile: Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, Cubitt Consulting - A diplomatic IR approach', PR Week UK, 27 November 1998
  3. Debrett's People of Today, Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, Esq [Accessed 3 January 2010]
  4. 'DIARY: Debrett's Honours 33 Top Communicators With 'People Of Today' Entry', PR Week UK, 17 January 2003
  5. Robert Gray, 'Profile: Simon Brocklebank-Fowler, Cubitt Consulting - A diplomatic IR approach', PR Week UK, 27 November 1998