George Bridges MBE
George has broad experience in communications and campaigning. During his career – which has spanned politics, the media and business – he has advised senior executives and politicians on how best to make their case.
In 2006, George was appointed Campaign Director for the Conservative Party, and was responsible for the Party’s media, political and campaign teams. Before that, he was Chairman of the Conservative Research Department, helping to shape and implement the Party’s political strategy.
Earlier in his career, George worked in 10 Downing Street as Assistant Political Secretary to the Prime Minister. From 1994 to 1997 he helped to brief the Prime Minister for interviews, prepare him for Prime Minister’s Questions and drafted articles and speeches.
George also has considerable experience of the media. For two years he wrote editorials for The Times on politics and domestic issues – ranging from agricultural to healthcare. Before that he worked for Britain’s largest commercial terrestrial broadcaster, helping to set up the country’s digital terrestrial television network.
He has advised a range of clients on campaigns, crisis management and media and political handling.
George took a First in Modern History at Oxford University, and studied politics at the University of Pennsylvania as a Thouron Scholar. He was awarded an MBE in 1997.