Chris White

SEC Newgate UK

Co-head, Advocacy

Chris White leads SEC Newgate’s public affairs team, providing strategic counsel to clients in a number of highly regulated sectors, including financial services, infrastructure and transport. Previously he spent six years as a special adviser to cabinet ministers William Hague, Andrew Lansley and Patrick McLoughlin with responsibility for managing and planning the Government’s legislative programme. White was also the policy adviser on the devolution cabinet committee chaired by William Hague after the Scottish Referendum, advising on the constitutional settlement of the United Kingdom and on city deals in England. In 2016, White was recognised as Public Affairs Consultant of the Year.