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Lynn Davidson

Senior Director

Lynn Davidson is a senior director at APCO Worldwide, joining the firm after almost two years as direct adviser to COP26 President Alok Sharma and the senior UK COP26 Presidency team.

Prior to this, Ms. Davidson was a UK Government Special Adviser to Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and to the Leader of the Commons Penny Mordaunt; in the Ministry of Defence, the Department for International Development and the UK Government’s Equalities Office.

Ms. Davidson’s previous consultancy experience was with the CEO advisory firm Teneo as a managing director based in London.

An award-winning journalist, news editor, investigative reporter and commentator with a career spanning more than 20 years, Ms. Davidson was a senior reporter for The Sun and a newsdesk executive at the Daily Mail. Originally from Edinburgh and with a BA (Hons) in Communication, Ms. Davidson’s first decade in journalism was spent on local newspapers and the Daily Record in Scotland where she covered crime and investigations, winning several awards.