Henry Burkitt

Henry Burkitt

Henry Burkitt is a professional political consultant with over 15 years of experience in public affairs. Henry has advised some of the UK's largest organisations and directed award-winning lobbying campaigns. He most recently headed the UK government affairs department of one of the world's largest companies. Henry started his career as a Research Assistant to the Conservative MP Alan Duncan, a position he held for over four years. Henry subsequently became Parliamentary Researcher to David Davis MP during the period he was Conservative Party Chairman and Shadow Deputy Prime Minister. Henry left the Houses of Parliament two years later to join the public affairs consultancy AS Biss & Co (now MHP Communications). Over a five year tenure Henry led client service teams for well known public and private sector organisations. Henry is a specialist in healthcare and life sciences and has advised pharmaceutical companies, health charities and NHS bodies. In 2008 Henry was hired by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis to lead government affairs and policy for the UK business. In 2011 Henry founded Burkitt Communications and became a freelance professional political consultant.