Claire Ashbridge-Thomlinson

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Claire Ashbridge-Thomlinson is the director and founding partner of East London Brewing Company and a former healthcare lobbyist at APCO and Fleishman-Hillard.


Ashbridge-Thomlinson was appointed vice president of consultancy at Nicholas Hall & Company, between 1995 and 2000.

In 2000 she moved Parliamentary Communications Ltd. to be a government and health care analyst.

She then moved to lobbying groups, APCO UK as a senior associate in health practice and Fleishman-Hillard, as a director and head of healthcare public affairs, between January 2004 and March 2008. She was then appointed partner and director of strategy and business development in healthcare until January 2013.[1]

She is currently director and founding partner, with her husband, at East London Brewing Company.[2]


  • MA Translating & Interpreting, Spanish Interpreting & Translation, Salford University
  • MA Hispanic Studies, University of Edinburgh 1988 – 1992


  1. Gemma O'Reilly Warning over plan to axe drug price fixing PR Week, 17 April 2008, accessed 19 October 2014
  2. Claire Ashbridge-Thomlinson Linkedin, accessed 19 October 2014